Cathy Kwan

Freelance Illustrator

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About me

 

Cathy Kwan earned a BA in English Language and Communication at King's College London and after graduating decided to get back into drawing. She now works as a London-based Freelance Illustrator. Cathy creates detailed and bold digital illustrations, employing her love for colour and drawing people and gets her inspiration from Japanese art and culture. She likes going to bookstores, wearing Doc Martens and travelling. Cathy was Longlisted for the 'Book Illustration Competition 2015' held by House of Illustration and The Folio Society.

Skills

 

  • Drawing
  • People
  • Digital
  • Editorial
  • Illustration
  • Photoshop
  • Japanese
  • Patterns
  • Book Illustration
  • Japanese Culture

Work history

Currently

Freelance Illustrator

Cathy Kwan Illustration

Sep 2014
  • Freelance Illustrator

Education

2012

BA English Language and Communication

King’s College London

Aug 2009 - Apr 2012

    Awards

    2015

    House of Illustration and The Folio Society, Book Illustration Competition 2015 Longlist

    • Longlisted for House of Illustration and The Folio Society, Book Illustration Competition 2015. http://www.houseofillustration.org.uk/get_involved/the-book-illustration-competition-2015-longlist

    2015

    Little White Lies Creative Brief Winner

    • Winner of Little White Lies' Creative Brief, celebrating the heroines of Studio Ghibli films in the format of a Japanese folding fan. http://www.littlewhitelies.co.uk/features/articles/the-tale-of-the-princess-kaguya-creative-brief-winner-29617