Sarah Elliott

Freelance IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
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Sarah Elliott

Freelance IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Freelance illustrator currently based in London. My illustrations are all hand painted with gouache and I particularly love working on projects which tackle environmental and social issues. hello@sarahelliottillustration.com instagram.com/sarahelliottillustration
  • Surface Designs for InteriorsInspired by East African flora, this project explores the idea that the things we surround ourselves with form a part of our identity.
  • Black Lives Matter PortraitsAn ongoing series of portraits of influential black voices, inspired by recent events. For sale in my shop - all profits will be donated to The Black Curriculum, a social enterprise who deliver arts-focused black history programmes for young people in the UK.
  • Birth of VenusA modern take on the Botticelli classical painting.
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Projects credited in
  • University of Westminster, Illustration & Visual Communication BA (Hons)Our course offers a flexible, multimedia approach to the study and practice of contemporary illustration and visual communication arts. The ethos of the course is to nurture individual creativity, through a programme that encourages an open and speculative approach, through visual inquiry and diagnostic experimentation across a wide range of image media practices and contexts. Opportunities to participate in internships, work experience and industry led initiatives prepare students to ente
Work history
    IllustratorSarah Elliott Illustration
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I've been working as a freelance illustrator under the brand name Sarah Elliott Illustration for nearly 2 years. My work has included editorial illustration, textile design, children's book illustration and private commissions, as well as running my own online shop.
    Textile Designer and IllustratorHouse of Gharats
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    I worked both in the studio and remotely. My main job was to develop and execute a design for one of the brands signature silk scarves. I also designed wrapping paper which was sold in the Big issue magazine, and accompanied my boss to London Fashion Week events.
  • Painting Illustration
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Packaging Design
  • Branding Design
    BA Illustration and Visual CommunicationUniversity of Westminster
    London, United Kingdom
    First Class Honours.
    Light grey Art Lab Senior Show 2020Light Grey Art Lab
    My final degree show was one of the selected winners and I was awarded an ongoing mentorship with an art director.
    Westminster Pop Up CompetitionUniversity of Westminster
    I was one of eight creatives chosen to take part in the Westminster Pop Up Shop, at 67 York Street. As part of the prize, I attended business-related workshops and officially registered my business with HMRC. Together we organised a week-long pop-up shop in Marylebone, Central London.