Oda Margrethe Lilleaasen

Oda Margrethe Lilleaasen

IllustratorSandvika, Norway
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Oda Margrethe Lilleaasen

Oda Margrethe Lilleaasen

IllustratorSandvika, Norway
About me
Norwegian illustrator currently based in Sandvika, Norway. Recently finished a BA in illustration at Solent University in Southampton, UK with a First Class Honours degree. I work in most fields of illustration, and I'm focusing on book illustration, editorial, book design and music album covers. In 2018 I published my own illustrated book "Leve in Oslo" ("Living in Oslo").
  • Front cover illustration Tidsskriftet for DNLF
    Front cover illustration Tidsskriftet for DNLFI was kindly asked to do the front cover illustration for issue no. 15/2020 for the publication Tidsskriftet for The Norwegian Medical Association. The publication is read by around 30 000 doctors, nurses and others working in the Norwegian medical fields. My illustration is made to fit the theme of an article inside the publication, about scabies. The illness is becoming a public health problem because people are afraid to tell people around them that the have got it - mainly because the unne
  • 8 AM
    8 AM8 am is a book about the tiny stories that make up our lives, the stories that shape who we are. And every single person you see when walking to the train station at 8 am in the morning have their own life - a life that they live without you witnessing it. ​ There is a word for the feeling you get when you realise this, sonder. ​ With environment and characters inspired by Southampton in England during a winter, this illustrated book is a love letter to all the people passing each other in the
  • Nike Women campaign
    Nike Women campaignI had the pleasure of working with Nike on a campaign last spring, to lift up some great women in football. They asked me to do some illustrations of the inspiring Norwegian football player Caroline Graham Hansen. The artwork is made with acrylic paint, watercolours and ink.
Work history
    Illustration lecturerFagskolen Kristiania
    Oslo, NorwayFreelance
    Teaching coloured pencil and graphite pencil technique classes to fresh illustration students!
    Freelance illustratorOda Margrethe Lilleaasen
    Oslo, NorwayFull Time
    Currently working as a freelance illustrator. My independent company has been around for nearly four years now, since the beginning of 2017. Experience with book illustration, YouTube, illustrations for social media, video production, commissions and book design. Looking for work in editorial and publishing!
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  • Watercolour
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Printmaking
  • Pencil Drawing
  • Analogue Drawing
  • Art Drawing
  • Fashion Drawing
  • Figure Drawing
  • Ink Drawing
  • Portrait Drawing
  • Hand Drawing
  • Digital Drawing
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Illustration
  • Architectural Illustration
  • Childrens Illustration
  • Map Illustration
  • Paper Illustration
  • Watercolour Illustration
  • Reportage Illustration
  • Narrative Illustration
    BA (Hons) Illustration First Class HonoursSouthampton Solent University
     - Southampton, United Kingdom
    Graduated from Solent University with a First Class Honours Degree in illustration.
    Higher Education CertificatesKristiania University College
     - Oslo, Norway
    I had a full 2-year education in the field of illustration.
    Visuelt Awards 2021 - DiplomaGrafill
    Honoured to receive a diploma for my zine 8 AM in the prestigious 2021 Visuelt Awards hosted by Grafill. See the jury’s comment and all the other winners here: https://www.grafill.no/visuelt/vinnere/2021/illustrasjon
    Penguin Random House UK logo
    Penguin Random House UK logo
    Penguin Random House Student Design Award - ShortlistPenguin Random House UK
    Pleased to be shortlisted for the 2020 Penguin Random House Student Design Award with my book design for Goodnight Mister Tom.