Rosie Leech

Illustrator and Designer

Level
Junior
Location
United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

Rosie Leech is an illustrator and designer currently based in the UK. She is interested in a wide variety of illustrative methods with particular reference to silent comics, narrative reportage and printmaking, working with a range of traditional materials and techniques, including ceramics. Following graduation at Edinburgh College of Art she has illustrated for Salt and Wonder, Like the Wind, and Counterpoint Magazine, amongst other work. @rosieleechillustration

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Skills

  • Screen Print
  • Etching
  • Risograph Printing
  • Drawing
  • Book Binding
  • Model Making
  • Ceramics
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Illustration

Companies I’ve worked with

  • H

    Hattie Newman Studios

    • R

      Rosie Leech Illustration

      • F

        Flamingosaurus Rex - Gallery and Art Space

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          Doodles Ceramic Workshop

          Work history

          Currently

          Freelance Illustrator

          Rosie Leech Illustration

          Jun 2017
          • United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • - Guest illustrator for ‘Junkies’ 2019 bookazine - Editorial illustrations in 'Counterpoint' no. 19, 'Salt and Wonder' no. 03 and 'Like the Wind' no. 19 - Prints and ceramics sold at Edinburgh Printmakers, Flamingosaurus Rex and Red Door Gallery - Contacting and dealing professionally with gallery owners - Working to a variety of different deadlines

          2019

          Jun 2019 - Dec 2019
          • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • - Contributed to design and branding - Curated and maintained displays of artwork - Interacted with customers and handled payments - Social media promotion

          2018

          Studio Assistant

          Hattie Newman Studios

          Jun 2018 - Jul 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • - Responded to the specific requirements of the client - Assisted with the design and production of a number of small scale paper and card set pieces - Worked collaboratively with other members of the studio

          2019

          Studio Assistant

          Doodles Ceramic Workshop

          Jun 2017 - Feb 2019
          • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
          • Part Time
          • - Glazed customers ceramic work - Loaded and unloaded kilns safely - Interacted with customers and handled payments - Worked with children

          Education

          2019

          BA (Hons) Illustration

          Edinburgh College of Art

          Sep 2016 - Jun 2019
          • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
          • First Class BA (Hons) in Illustration

          2016

          Foundation Year

          Falmouth University

          Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
          • Falmouth, United Kingdom

          Awards

          2020

          The Distance of the Moon - World Illustration Awards Shortlisted Entry - Alternative Publishing

          Association of Illustrators (AOI)

          • ‘The Distance of the Moon’ is a wonderfully surreal short story by Italo Calvino, based around the idea that the moon used to be very close to the earth, and people would jump between them, collecting 'moon milk'. I illustrated this story as a four page silent comic, printed as A3 risographs with flat gold ink on Imperial Blue Colourplan paper from G.F. Smith. The project has been shortlisted in the Alternative Publishing category in the 2020 World Illustration Awards. The entry can be seen here: www.theaoi.com/wia/rosie-leech-the-distance-of-the-moon

          2019

          The Helen A. Rose Bequest

          Edinburgh College of Art

          • Awarded by Edinburgh College of Art for distinguished final year work.

          2017

          Mon Oncle Poster - Edinburgh French Film Festival Winning Entry

          Edinburgh College of Art

          • A2 screenprinted poster for Jacques Tati's1958 film 'Mon Oncle' - selected as the winning entry for the 2017 French Film Festival. Original drawings drawn in pen and ink, edited minimally digitally and hand screenprinted.