Amelia Best

Amelia Best

Illustrator and DesignerSouthampton, United Kingdom
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Amelia Best

Amelia Best

Illustrator and DesignerSouthampton, United Kingdom
About me Amelia Best is a freelance Illustrator and Designer with a specialist interest in children's picture books. Using hand-made textures and combining these digitally to create lively and quirky illustrations for many uses. Ability to create hand rendered text alongside playful and fun illustrations ready for high-quality print. Also trained in various book binding techniques and animation.
  • Boop Buzz Beep
    Boop Buzz BeepA piece building up my portfolio. Any feedback is welcomed.
  • Fish Pattern For Children's Clothing
    Fish Pattern For Children's ClothingA pattern created for a children's romper made from handmade textures and digitally rendered.
  • Becoming a new graduate in 2020
    Becoming a new graduate in 2020Receiving my results from Arts University Bournemouth this week and I am very happy to announce I've gained a FIRST class degree in BA (Hons) Illustration. I've learnt so much during my time at AUB and have made so many amazing friends and memories. Becoming a graduate during these strange and uncertain times can be very scary but I am very proud of my fellow peers for completing our degrees and gaining the results we wanted and deserve. Congratulations, class of 2020!
  • Pre Major and Final Major Work
    Pre Major and Final Major WorkA collection of some of my favourite pieces of visual art and illustration that I have completed during my final year studying my BA in Illustration at Arts University Bournemouth.
  • Climate Change Postcard Book
    Climate Change Postcard BookA collaborative project with graphic design student Callum Stacey aiming to inspire and promote change for the climate crisis.
  • Still Here Still Life
    Still Here Still Life@stillherestilllife is a project on Instagram aimed at designers and artists to stay inspired during lockdown.
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Projects credited in
  • Arts University Bournemouth, BA (Hons) Illustration
    Arts University Bournemouth, BA (Hons) IllustrationThe BA Illustration course at AUB is founded on an inclusive notion of illustration, that recognises the breadth of practices, and contexts within which it operates. Here, students define their own universe whilst building the skills to enable them to adapt to the rapidly expanding and diversifying field of contemporary illustration, whether those are drawing, print, digital or time-based practices. AUB illustration students are resourceful and agile creatives who maintain a clear sense of th
Work history
    Motion DesignerPopcorn Learning Media
    Southampton, United KingdomFull Time
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Basic Photoshop
  • Photoshop
  • Illustration
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Animal Illustration
  • Book Illustration
  • Botanical Illustration
  • Character Illustration
  • Child Illustrator
  • Children Illustration
  • Childrens Illustration
  • Food Illustration
  • Concept Illustration
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Floral Illustration
  • Map Illustration
  • Blog Illustration
  • Painting Illustration
  • Painting
  • Mural Painting
  • Drawing
  • Publishing
  • Book Publishing
  • Creative Publishing
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    Arts University Bournemouth logo
    BA (Hons) IllustrationArts University Bournemouth
     - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Foundation Diploma in Art and DesignBrockenhurst College
     - Brockenhurst, United Kingdom