Holly Wales
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Holly Wales

IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
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Holly Wales
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Holly Wales

IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Holly Wales is a UK based illustrator. Her work passionately explores everything from hand drawn maps to lettering and food, pushing colour marker pens to their limits. Holly’s client list includes Bloomberg, Conde Nast, Deutsche Bank, Esquire, Financial Times, Frieze Art Fair, GQ, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Mens Health, The Huffington Post, The V&A, Uniqlo, Urban Outfitters, Wired and many, many more. Holly works on a number of regular illustration commissions and has previously illustrated a monthly column for Travel & Leisure Magazine in the US, a monthly cocktail column for GQ Deutschland and a weekly column for The New York Times Magazine called Lives. Holly has also exhibited work internationally and had her work featured in a number of books and magazines. Her work is represented internationally by Mendola Artists in the USA and A-Gent Tokyo in Japan. In 2017 she published her first book, “Draw Anything With Felt Tip Pens” with Ilex Press. It is available on Amazon and lots of other places too. Holly is based in South Devon, UK. She has also written projects and taught on illustration and design programmes at Winchester School of Art, University of Westminster, Central St Martins, Brighton University, Camberwell College of Arts, Leeds College of Art & Design, Falmouth University and UWE amongst others.
Projects
  • Cult Beauty
    Cult BeautyProduct illustrations for Marie Claire France
  • Drinks
    DrinksVarious illustrations of alcoholic drinks for a number of different clients.
  • Travel
    TravelAn illustration intended to evoke a feeling of a European city, for Guardian Travel.
  • How Beautiful It Is
    How Beautiful It IsA 50x70cm digital archival print for the How Beautiful It Is exhibition at Kemistry Gallery, London curated by SWFC.
  • AHD Greetings Cards
    AHD Greetings CardsA new collection of illustrated greetings cards I have produced for the 2015 range by AHD Paper Co in Australia.
  • Real Simple Magazine
    Real Simple MagazineBottle illustrations of homemade cleaning products made using household ingredients for Real Simple Magazine.
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Skills
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • People
  • Digital
  • Collage
  • Mixed Media
  • Silkscreen
  • Design
  • Editorial
  • Illustration
  • Pen Ink
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
Education
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    BA(Hons) Graphic DesignSouthampton Solent University
     - Southampton, United Kingdom