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Emmeline Pidgen
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Professional illustrator - specialising in picture books, advertising, graphic narrative and editorial illustration.
Professional illustrator - specialising in picture books, advertising, graphic narrative and editorial illustration.

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Emmeline's Illustrated Home: Big Steps, Interior Design Trends & A Collaboration With DFS
So this year has been quite a year so far, but after more than half a decade of living in a teeny, tiny studio flat, I'm pleased to say I finally have my first house! What?! Freelancing and home ownership aren't usually ingredients you'd think of in the sam...

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Illustrated Birthday Present Extravaganza!
Oh my god... Birthday present extravaganza! 💛🍰💛🐙💛 A post shared by Emmeline Pidgen (@emmelinedraws) , 2017 at 2:49am PDT Ahhh what a pile of loveliness! So, back in May I was incredibly lucky to receive these awesome gifts from my nearest and dearest f...

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Exploring 'The Japanese House'
A post shared by Emmeline Pidgen (@emmelinedraws) on Jun 21, 2017 at 9:29am PDT After a very late night at the IPSE Freelancer of the Year awards on National Freelancers Day earlier this month, I made the most of my time in London with a Pidgen-sibling adve...

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National Freelancers Day 2017 - Passing on my 'Freelancer of the Year' crown! 👑
A post shared by Emmeline Pidgen (@emmelinedraws) on Jun 8, 2017 at 9:56am PDT So first off, let me just say that I can't believe it's been a year since I was up on that stage, a tear on my cheek, a waver in my voice, receiving my 'Freelancer of the Year' a...

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Bear & Moon Live Ink Drawing
After my recent house move and new studio set up (more on this soon!!), I've been digging through a lot of my old files and sketchbooks to make sure they're at least sliiiiightly organised. After flicking through one sketchbook, I found this never-posted dr...

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The challenges of going freelance (plus a plate full of cake!)
 So you might have noticed I've been taking some huge leaps in terms of my on-screen presence since my Freelancer of the Year win with IPSE last year. Seriously, if you'd asked me a few years ago how comfortable I'd be with half of the promos and panels I'v...

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The National Festival of Making
Earlier this month I popped over to Blackburn for the brilliant National Festival of Making taking place in the city. Craft stalls, historical industries, music, art - all intertwining with Blackburn's vibrant people and culture over one beautiful weekend. ...

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Illustration, Freelancing & 'Being A Part Time Moviestar' Interview in Creative Boom Magazine
Things have been a bit of a whirlwind recently, I've been zipping off to Manchester to be filmed for an IPSE promo video, I've been putting the finishing touches on a brand new book AND comic, and I've navigated the dark waters of a complete computer breakd...

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Hourly Comic Day 2017 - Eighteen Hours Worth Of Comics!
Back at the start of February, I made a last minute decision to take part in Hourly Comic Day ! You can see from the comics that I tussled with the idea of not doing it, but I'm really glad I went for it in the end - as, to be honest, sometimes you just nee...
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