Carmen Johnson

Carmen Johnson

IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
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Carmen Johnson

Carmen Johnson

IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I'm a London-based Illustrator creating colourful and often humourous (hopefully) illustrations inspired by the beauty and joy found in the everyday. I have a passion for food and enjoy capturing fond memories from childhood and beyond in my illustrations.
  • Christmas illustrations for Woman & Home Magazine
    Christmas illustrations for Woman & Home MagazineI was commissioned to illustrate an article for the Christmas 2019 edition of Woman & Home Magazine. This was a tongue in cheek piece about all the peculiar and sometimes tiring characters you are faced with at Christmas celebrations, and it was great fun to illustrate! I always like to get a bit of humour into my work if I can, so this was the perfect brief. Art Director: David Graham Picture Editor: Karen Whitehead/Emma Smith
  • Cover Illustration for Bulletin Magazine
    Cover Illustration for Bulletin MagazineI was recently commissioned to create a cover illustration for the July issue of Bulletin Magazine, the official magazine for The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. The illustration was also to be used for the feature article so needed to work for both the cover layout and that of the inside. The topic of the article was about an initiative by speech and language therapists and their patients called ‘CafeHab’. CafeHab was created to allow patients to test out their speech in a s
  • Live Illustration for e.l.f Cosmetics
    Live Illustration for e.l.f CosmeticsI was commissioned to do some live portraits for the UK launch party of e.l.f. cosmetics at 19 Greek Street in Soho. e.l.f. is a U.S cosmetics brand now available in Superdrug stores, and being a lover of make-up I was quite excited to be part of the launch. It was a great night and I was fortunate to meet and draw some really lovely people throughout the evening.
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Work history
    Freelance IllustratorCarmen Johnson Illustration
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Freelance Illustrator working and living in London, with editorial and publishing experience with clients including - Woman & Home, Delicious Magazine, e.l.f. Cosmetics, Bulletin Magazine, The Mirror & Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust. I hold a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Illustration 2:1 from Anglia Ruskin University. Get in touch:
  • Illustration
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Photoshop
  • Digital Illustration
  • Retouching
  • Drawing
  • Hand Drawing
  • Food Illustration
  • Map Illustration
    (BA) IllustrationCambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin
     - Cambridge, United Kingdom