Dawn Cooper Illustration

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About Me

Posted on: December 10th, 2012 by Dawn

aboutmeimageDawn Cooper is an illustrator based in a leafy suburb of Bristol. She is represented by The Artworks illustration agency, and works from a friendly shared studio in Montpelier. Her work includes non-fiction wildlife books for kids, book covers, maps and packaging, all heavily inspired by the natural world and its many creatures, as well as traditional botanical drawings and works of fiction. She is a great lover of quotations, and telling stories through a singular image.

Dawn graduated from Bath School of Art & Design with a first class degree in Graphic Communication, and has rarely been apart from her pens and paper since. She draws everything by hand, before assembling her drawings on screen to make multi-layered illustrations with lots of digital colour and texture. Their densely patterned layers are often likened to traditional print-making and mark-making.

In the rare moments when she’s not drawing, Dawn likes nothing more than a long, rewarding walk with her camera.
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Clients include

BBC Wildlife magazine | BBC Radio 4 | Egmont UK | Fortnum & Mason | Hachette | Harper Collins | Heath & Heather | Lonely Planet Kids | Macmillan | National Parks England | Penguin Random House | Radio Times | Walker Books | Waitrose magazine