Edmund Pollington
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Edmund Pollington

IllustratorSouthend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Edmund Pollington

IllustratorSouthend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
About me
Hello, I am Edmund Athelstan Pollington. graduate from the University of Essex in Southend studying Graphic Design. It has been a life-long dream and ambition of my mine to be an illustrator; as a kid from Basildon, I have always loved drawing. I would draw all the things that captivated the imagination of most kids. From dinosaurs, comic book characters and real-life inspirational people. I am an artist at heart, and I love to create and tell stories in my work. Now that my work is here, I hope to entice you - the kind viewer, and from this point on I will strive to make that dream a reality. I hope you like what you see here, I have an Instagram that you may use in addition to my work here. Happy viewing. email: edmundpollington@gmail.com Instagram: Artist.Athelstan
Projects
  • Wanted
    WantedCreative CV made in the style of a western wanted poster
  • The Ratman of Southend
    The Ratman of SouthendThis was a side project I undertook when working on my Coraline project. Layed out here are a series of illustrations compiled as a comic which tell the story of this Urban Myth.
  • Ed Sheeran
    Ed SheeranThis was a project for a brief that asked for us to create a graphic response against something we hated or disagreed with. I myself looking to be an illustrator and having a hatred for pop music I naturally decided to produce cartoons of Ed Sheeran who in this project is a scapegoat for the wider pop music genre.
  • The "secret" lives of cats
    The "secret" lives of catsThis was a summer project that I undertook in the summer to develop my own illustrative and drawing skills. I decided that for a project with this goal in mind I should draw something that I would enjoy drawing. I wanted the project to allow me some breathing room for characterization but I didn't necessarily want to go with the first thing that I could think of. After some ruminating, I settled on drawing cats as they're a favourite of mine. They would be cartoons that would make light entertai
  • Laika
    LaikaThe canine cosmonaut - Laika, takes to the void of space!
  • The story of Coraline
    The story of CoralineBased on the best selling book by author Neil Gaiman, this graphic novel adaptation takes the beloved yet creepy story with an emphasis on the struggle and the darkness.
Projects credited in
  • University Centre South Essex (UAL), BA (Hons) Graphic Design
    University Centre South Essex (UAL), BA (Hons) Graphic DesignGraphic Design at South Essex is a broad based course that allows our students to specialise in many of the interweaving disciplines that make up the various areas within Graphic Design. From branding to illustration, packaging to advertising our students have gone on to work in internationally recognised organisations such as the Adison Group, the FT and Vevo. https://www.southessex.ac.uk/course/graphic-design-ba-hons
  • What the Cluck
    What the CluckA group project designing a magazine for Nando's employees. This mandala was made by me as artwork for their website. I had to make other small graphics for the website too. The logo was made by the other two students: Milly and Adem. The magazine was a joint work with other three students.
Work history
    The Dots – Freelancer Speed Pitching events logo
    The Dots – Freelancer Speed Pitching events logo
    IllustratorThe Dots – Freelancer Speed Pitching events
    Southend-on-Sea, United KingdomFreelance
Skills
  • Comic Illustration
  • Book Illustrations
  • Graphic Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Blog Illustration
  • Childrens Illustration
  • Comic Art
  • Commissioning Illustration
  • Character Illustration
  • Ink Illustration
Education
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    (BA hons) Graphic DesignThe University of Essex
    Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom