Ellie Tolputt
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Ellie Tolputt

IllustratorNorwich, United Kingdom
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Ellie Tolputt
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Ellie Tolputt

IllustratorNorwich, United Kingdom
About me
I am a multidisciplinary illustrator with a passion for storytelling, specialising in children's fiction as well as editorial illustration. My work aims to educate both young and old audiences about life and current affairs in fun and inventive ways using mixed media, character, gesture and humour.
Projects
  • Children's Book 'How to Be a Star' - Main Final Degree Project
    Children's Book 'How to Be a Star' - Main Final Degree ProjectThis book explores themes of identity and comparing oneself to others, and is a reflection of my passion for early 20th century theatre, cabaret and film. It was inspired by my dissertation research into education and how children are increasingly pressured to achieve success at a young age rather than being allowed the time to discover themselves. The protagonist is a little clown who wants to be 'amazing' like the other circus performers (one of whom is his mother), and tries on makeup and dif
  • Series of Editorial Illustrations
    Series of Editorial IllustrationsA side-project for my final year of university which aims to showcase my ability to illustrate different topics and genres of editorial content. They are in context here so the different articles and genres can be seen, e.g. society, environment, travel and politics.
  • Love Poem Anthology
    Love Poem AnthologyA series of love poem illustrations as an entry for the Folio Book Illustration Competition 2019.
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Projects credited in
  • Norwich University of the Arts, BA (Hons) Illustration
    Norwich University of the Arts, BA (Hons) IllustrationJungmin Kim: Fashion – Hero image from my book titled ‘Fashion’
Skills
  • Mixed Media
  • Fluent French
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proactive
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Children’s Books
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    Illustration BA (hons) Norwich University of the arts
     - Norwich, United Kingdom
    BA Illustration including an Erasmus term in Mons, Belgium during second year which developed my skills in book design and animation disciplines.