October 23, 2019

'OMG, That's amazing! Thank you so much, you are so talented' - Zoe Oct 2019

I get a lot of great comments like this, but not on a regular basis. I am constantly being told I am talented and people love my work, yet I am irregularly commissioned and my products don't al...

September 13, 2018

Hello all,

So a lot and not a lot, has happened recently. I graduated Univeristy (UCA) with a degree in Illustration in June. I exhibited my work at the New Designers show in July, and landed my first full time job working as a Receptionist for the Arts Univeristy Bourn...

May 2, 2018

Here is an update of my Ceramic Tree Stump - yet to be named.

Stumpy as he is commonly known, was drawn and designed after reading a poem about a lonely, dying tree stump.

This was a really fun project to do alongside my main one and has ended up starring as one of my fi...

April 21, 2018

In preparation to becoming a fully fledged, functioning human and illustrator I have been updating my website, my portfolio, looking for work, researching masters degrees and creating some pieces I can sell.

As part of this I have created some grumpy bunnies which...

March 10, 2018

This last week and a bit I have been trying out a March Meet the Maker #hashtag on instagram to let people know a little more about me. Hopefully this will make people more interested about my work and what I have to say about all my creative endeavours. I am also tryi...

March 2, 2018

I am currently in the midst of my final project so I thought I'd share a little bit about the project I have chosen for myself, but also why this is important to me.

My Major Project - The most important project I will do whilst at university and this is a little b...

January 21, 2018

Hello World...

So since last summer I have been so so busy.  I haven't been able to post any work from my latest project, due the client asking for the work to remain away from social media for now... However I can give a bit of an overview of all the work I have create...

March 27, 2017

Today I have made a Poster promoting my project 'Sleeping on the Riverbed.' 

My project will be a book, telling the story of a girl, leaving an abusive home, to find shelter on a very tall bed, over a river.

March 15, 2017

In the weeks leading up to my new project, I created a small chapbook/zine in A6 format.

The theme that I chose was 'Voyages' It took me a while to figure out what I wanted to get across, and of course with limited pages and space it needed to be simple and clear.

I firs...

January 31, 2017

So, this is my final book cover after about four days of changing, rearranging, cropping, colouring.... But I think I am finally happy with it.

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, is a preteen to adult book. Although in the Penguin Book Cover Awards competition this book i...

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Amanda Perrin |  amandaperrin14@gmail.com  |  @_amandadraws