Lucy Irving
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Lucy Irving

Artist, Illustrator, Animator & AuthorBrighton, United Kingdom
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Lucy Irving
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Lucy Irving

Artist, Illustrator, Animator & AuthorBrighton, United Kingdom
About me
I am a writer, illustrator, and artist based in Brighton, UK. I aim to make work that helps people feel better and the planet get greener. I've written and illustrated 2 books around the subjects of mindfulness. mental-health and creativity: The Creative Space Journal (Ammonite Press) Exercise Your Demons (Ammonite Press) I create regular illustrated and animated content on Instagram on the subject of mental health and mindfulness, to help people through these challenging times- https://www.instagram.com/likeliterallylucy/ I
Projects
  • Like Literally Lucy
    Like Literally LucyI've created a series of illustrations and short animations exploring subjects including mindfulness, the universe, spirituality, and mental health. I began this project at the beginning of the 2nd lockdown in the UK to help people through these challenging times with messages of hope, curiosity, and joy. Go to instagram.com/likeliterallylucy to see more.
  • Exercise Your Demons
    Exercise Your DemonsIn a world that seems to spin ever faster, and not necessarily in the direction you hoped for, it is easy to find yourself falling prey to your personal demons. They start to lurk around every corner in their many different forms: demons of despair and despondency, anger and irritation, envy and regret. Exercise Your Demons: A Mindful Journal offers a devilishly creative solution. It does not demand that you kill your demons, but instead suggests you get to know them. It does not show you how to
  • Creative Space Journal
    Creative Space JournalWe all need a creative space: a blank canvas where we can doodle our masterpieces; a white page where we can jot down our innermost thoughts; a secret place where we can unleash our wildest imaginings and let them roam free for a while. And what could be finer than finding that creative space populated by flights of fancy that help stir those very doodles, scribbles and imaginings? The Creative Space Journal is a journal through 100 art projects, offering prompts and projects, sparks and nudges,
Projects credited in
  • Kollektiv Interview Publishing
    Kollektiv Interview PublishingWebsite Founder and Administrator, Artist Liaison, Artist Journalist Since 2014 I have published over 197 picture interviews on Kollekitv Gallery. I ask 10 questions and artists respond visually. This method of networking and publicity compliments my curatorial relationship with artists, a way for artists to develop their visual practice as well as have an online item to share on their website.
Work history
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    FreelancerVarious
    Brighton, United KingdomFreelance
    Freelance illustration and design work for companies including BT, Sainsbury's, DHL, Madison Square Gardens and the NHS.
Skills
  • Art
  • Illustration
  • Writing
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Model Making
  • Sewing
  • Video Content
  • Graphic Design
  • Animation
Education
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    MA Sequential Design IllustrationThe University of Brighton
     - Brighton, United Kingdom
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    BA (Hons) Digital DesignThe University of Brighton
     - Brighton, United Kingdom