Questioning Creatives

Where creatives are questioned.

Julia Broughton

Hello! I’m Julia, I’m 28 and from London. I graduated in 2007 with a degree in Product and Furniture Design, which is a tad strange for an illustrator but I didn’t know I was one […]

Nov, 29 · in illustrators


I’m Yann Sadi aka blindSALIDA. I’m 30, based in Paris, and after 10 years as artistic director (for Nike, YSL, Estee Lauder…) I decided to focus my work on illustration. Since then I have worked with Publicis, Havas […]

Nov, 28 · in illustrators

Astrid Yskout

I’m a 27 year old illustrator, living and working in Antwerp (Belgium). I have a degree in illustration and animation. I’ve been working as a freelance illustrator since 2008. When did you decide you wanted […]

Nov, 26

Zara Picken

Hello there – my name is Zara Picken, I’m 27 and I live in the North East of England. I’m originally from Walsall in the West Midlands and graduated from the University of the West […]

Nov, 22

Scott Mooney

I’m 43 years old, located in Guelph Ontario, and I’ve been a professional illustrator since 1994, which is 18 years now.  My career path has always orbited around comics and illustration, even before I was aware […]

Nov, 19

Shaun Lynch

24, living in Cambridge (UK), graduated in 2010, so really I’m just starting out. Overly fond of wearing a tie and sipping rye. (And possibly accidental rhyme.) When did you decide you wanted to be illustrator? I […]

Nov, 16

Studio Takeuma

I am 31 year old, live in Kyoto, Japan. I graduated from Kyoto Institute of Technology. My major was designing. Live with my wife, no child. When did you decide you wanted to be illustrator? […]

Nov, 14

Jim Field

Hailing from the town of Farnborough (the one with the airshow), I drew from a very early age with a burning ambition to ‘make cartoons’. I studied animation at Hull School of Art and Design, graduating […]

Nov, 12

Scott Balmer

I go by the handle Scott Balmer, a 31 year old freelance illustrator who is based around the outskirts of Dundee in Scotland. I studied illustration & printmaking at Duncan of Jordanstone college of art […]

Nov, 08

Lize Meddings

Hullo, I am Lize. I am twenty-one, but I am most definitely not an adult yet. I just graduated this year and spend almost all of my time drawing comics and other such things, and […]

Nov, 06

Robbie Porter

Hi!  My name’s Robbie Porter I’m a 27 year old illustrator originally hailing from Edinburgh. I moved to Leeds in 2004 for my degree in Visual Communication and recently re-located to London (I’m slowly making […]

Oct, 26

William Grill

Hello, I’m 22 years old and I’ve recently graduated from University College Falmouth. After uni I was lucky to land a few commissions, and intern at YCN in London. I then moved to Bath with […]

Oct, 24

Matthew Hodson

Variety is the spice of life, so something slightly different today. Matthew Hodson has given us permission to reproduce one of his blog posts. Thanks Matthew. Illustration BA Honest The UCAS deadline for university applications is […]

Oct, 22

Andrew Lyons

My name is Andrew Lyons, I’m 35 and living in a small town in northern France. I studied Fine Art (painting) at Cardiff School of Art and Design, and then spent 10 years in office jobs, […]

Oct, 18

Livi Gosling

Hello. I’m a 22 year old graduate of University College Falmouth who’s recently moved back home after uni. It’s early days but I’m working on updating my portfolio and hope to be a full-time freelancer. […]

Oct, 15

John Broadley

I’m 43, live in north London, though originally from Yorkshire. I studied at Liverpool Polytechnic, leaving in 1991 when I got published right away thanks to being in the Elle Horoscopes competition which led to some […]

Oct, 10

Alice Pattullo

I am 24, and live in and work from home in East London. I graduated from Brighton University with a First Class Honours in Illustration in 2010, and have been working as a freelance illustrator and printmaker […]

Oct, 08

Alberto Antoniazzi

I was born in Milano in 1982, so I just turned 30. I’m now living and working in a small town just outside the city, but I’m trying to travel as much as I can, […]

Oct, 05

Jesse LeDoux

I live in Seattle, WA and have my 36th birthday coming right around the corner. As for my career path, I’ve seemed to have taken the scenic route. In college, I started off in the […]

Oct, 02

Siggi Eggertsson

My name is Siggi Eggertsson. I was born in Akureyri, a small town on the north coast of Iceland. I’m 28 years old. I’ve been working professionally as an illustrator since 2005. I live and […]

Sep, 28

Jess Mikhail

I am 32 and I have been working as a children’s book illustrator for ten years now.  I live in Birmingham near the Cadbury’s chocolate factory.  Sometimes when the wind is blowing in the right […]

Sep, 26

David Sparshott

I am 28 years old and live in Lewisham in London, I work from a studio in Peckham. I graduated from UWE Bristol in 2006 and have been working freelance for just over 6 years. […]

Sep, 25

Mark Chambers

I’m 32 and I’ve been a professional scribbler since 2003. I’m represented by the Bright Agency in London and have been since I graduated from the University of Lincoln here in the Shire. I didn’t […]

Sep, 24

Dima Drjuchin

My name is Dima, I am 32 years old, I live in Brooklyn NY, I’ve been working professionally as an illustrator and designer for over 10 years now, I am also a fine artist and […]

Sep, 21

Scott Garrett

I’m 41 and I live in Hastings. I’ve been illustrating full time since graduating 1994, so I’ve had lots of practice! I worked from home for the first 15 years, I now share a very cool […]

Sep, 20

Joe McLean

I’m a 21 year old illustrator working from Norwich, represented by Artmarket Illustration agency. I’m very new to the illustration scene, and I graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA hons Illustration this […]

Sep, 19

Tom Knight

I’m 35 years old, and I live on a small island off the South East coast of Essex. I’ve been an illustrator for as long as I can remember, but it’s only recently that I’ve […]

Sep, 11

John Haslam

Well I’ve got 5 minutes… so here goes… I live in Lancashire, UK. I’m 63 ( I know, it’s not my fault I was born at an early age) and have been working as an […]

Sep, 10

Alexandra Colombo

I’m 35 years old, live in Italy, and have been an illustrator since 2002. I like to write and illustrate children’s books and have more than 50 books published around the world, from America, England, […]

Sep, 07

Jared K. Nickerson

I’m a professional digital illustrator originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia. With various moves westward across North America I’m now based in Seattle, WA. I co-founded renowned vector community Blood Sweat Vector, (BSV for short). From early 2008 until […]

Sep, 06

Millie Marotta

I’m 34 and live by the beach in West Wales where I work from my studio at home. I’ve been illustrating full time for nearly 4 yrs now. The path I took before finally taking […]

Sep, 06

Martin Chatterton

I’m 50. I’ve been illustrating since 1983 pretty much without a break. I have been very lucky in some ways in that I have always had work and periods of incredible popularity (and money) from […]

Sep, 06


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