Ellie Bassford

Ellie Bassford

Illustrator & Freelance CreativeLondon, United Kingdom
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Ellie Bassford

Ellie Bassford

Illustrator & Freelance CreativeLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Illustrator and muralist, currently training up in digital design. Available for freelance opportunities; get in contact via elliebassford@gmail.com
  • Celebrating International Women's Day at Yonder, with The North Face
    Celebrating International Women's Day at Yonder, with The North FacePoster & socials identity for IWD Event ran at Yonder, a climbing wall based in East London. Illustrated and designed by myself. Visuals of the character are an obtuse nod to beloved 1940's media icon 'Rosie The Riveter'. Highlighted elements of physicality and play within the typography and iconography, refer to the business' own tactile and dynamic ethos and environment.
  • 'the Shampoo'
    'the Shampoo'Editorial illustration for Sluggish Magazine, 2020. Character concept based upon a mixture of a self portrait and the poem's mention of Greek mythology and Polythemus the Cyclops. Drawn in Procreate on iPad Pro. Words by Leanne Francis, Illustrated by Ellie Bassford
  • The Post Art Club Series 1: The Valentine Pack
    The Post Art Club Series 1: The Valentine PackThis was such a fun project to embark upon (albeit a lil’ time restricted). Me & a band of merry creatives have made a #ValentinesDay postcard set, featuring 7 designs. Campaign management & content creation handled by myself. Designs (top down): Daisy Stimpson Molly Massey Bex Williams Isobel Battersby Ellie Bassford Ellis Gadsby Jive Prints (Hollie Webb & Aimee Parker) Preorder system, 25% of the profits go to Mind.org, printed on recycled paper from Print.Works
  • ‘Together: A 2020 x Zoom collaboration’
    ‘Together: A 2020 x Zoom collaboration’Personal project based off the #newyearhopesart2021 challenge on Instagram. Based upon a real screenshot from a call with a group of friends, I used a palette translated from the lighting that a digital window into someone’s room produces; maintaining loose textures and shapes to maintain the organic candidness that preludes digital contact with our loved ones.
  • Lovefromeleanor x Billie
    Lovefromeleanor x BilliePoster design based upon music artist Billie Eilish and her 2019 style/art direction within her music videos.
  • Stay Clean Eat Green
    Stay Clean Eat GreenSelf portrait testing out animation process in Procreate 5.
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Projects credited in
  • Potluck Zine Issue 1: Cooking During Covid
    Potluck Zine Issue 1: Cooking During CovidPotluck is a print and online zine born from a love of food. It shares your stories of cooking, eating and sharing food and all the pleasures and practicalities that come along with it. It’s about togetherness, community and eating delicious things. Our first issue is an 84 page mammoth of a zine, with the theme of "Cooking During Covid" uniting the work. We explore how our routines and experiences with cooking, eating and sharing food were completely turned on their head by the 2020 Coronavirus
  • 20 Letters to Self
    20 Letters to SelfA collaboration project with other creatives to create a series of our own inspirations and visual messages to bring into the new decade, 2020!
  • Parky Life Pro Bono with Havas Lynx
    Parky Life Pro Bono with Havas LynxWorked with Havas Lynx on this beautiful pro bono campaign to illustrate stories from Parkinson's patients for a pack of cards that brings all the positive thinking around Parkinson's disease into one place. The packs are to be given to help newly diagnosed patients. When receiving a diagnosis, this can be an extremely confusing and lonely time. Havas Lynx wanted to highlight the clever hacks, motivational stories and the inspiring people who have done amazing things despite their conditions. Th
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Work history
    Tiba Tempeh logo
    Tiba Tempeh logo
    Marketing ExecutiveTiba Tempeh
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    Managing content and brand identity; also handling digital marketing and ad-hoc recipe creation/food photography.
    Bi Pride UK logo
    Bi Pride UK logo
    DesignerBi Pride UK
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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  • 35mm Photography
  • Marketing
  • Film Directing
  • Character Illustration
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Illustration Storyboarding
  • Film Maker
  • 2D Animation
  • Embroidery
  • Clothing Alteration
    MA DesignUniversity of Lincoln
    Lincoln, United Kingdom
    BA (honours) Film TelevisionUniversity of Lincoln
    Brayford Way, Brayford Pool, Lincoln LN6 7TS, UK