Alex Foster

Alex Foster

IllustratorMargate, United Kingdom
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Alex Foster

Alex Foster

IllustratorMargate, United Kingdom
About me
Alex Foster is an illustrator based in sunny Margate, UK. He specialises in map illustration and works across a variety of projects from children's work to editorial and print. He won a World Illustration Award in 2015
  • God Counts
    God CountsNew Growth press kindly approached me to make the illustrations for their children’s picture book ‘God Counts: Exploring numbers in the Bible’.
  • Personal map commissions
    Personal map commissionsVarious illustrated maps for gifts and personal projects. Some maps may have odd spaces where personal information has been removed.
  • Air Canada
    Air CanadaEach month since March 2016 I've been working with Air Canada's in-flight magazine Enroute. The illustrations show places to visit in each city featured in the 'Getaway' section.
  • The Indy craft beer map
    The Indy craft beer mapOver in Indianapolis, Valerie created and commissioned me to create a map of breweries, pubs and bars supporting the craft beer movement. Graphic design by Liam Foster
  • Roald Dahl
    Roald DahlI was honoured to have been asked to create a large scale map for the Roald Dahl Literary Estate. The map is in four framed quarters, and features characters and locations from 22 of Roald's fantastic stories. From the classics like 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' and 'Matilda' to smaller and lesser known books such as 'Boy: Tales of childhood'. I was also asked to create a 'Chocolate Timeline' based on an excerpt from 'The Roald Dahl Cookbook' where he describes a history of chocolate mak
  • The London Craft Beer Guide - Penguin Random House
    The London Craft Beer Guide - Penguin Random HouseEbury Press and Penguin Random House approached me to make map illustrations of London for their new book “The London Craft Beer Guide” by Jonny Garrett and Brad Evans. The London Craft Beer Guide features 40 of the best pubs, breweries and taprooms across the city.
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  • Illustration
  • Book Art
  • Children’s Books
  • Editorial Illustration
    BA(Hons) IllustrationMiddlesex University
    London, United Kingdom
    Achieved first class degree
    Association of Illustrators (AOI) logo
    Association of Illustrators (AOI) logo
    World Illustration AwardAssociation of Illustrators (AOI)
    Winner - New Talent for advertising