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Lucy Farfort | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jan 13, 2015

Lucy Farfort

High quality fun illustration at affordable prices
   United Kingdom
  |   Newcastle upon Tyne, England

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Minimum Hourly Rate $15

A trained freelance illustrator with many years of experience, working on commissions for a wide variety of clients. With a particular specialism in children's illustration. Past work has included picture book illustration, logo design, web graphics, editorial illustration, poster design, greeting card design & more. I love to tell stories through my illustrations & create a sense of escapism.

My illustrative style is bold, decorative & child friendly.

I use tradition & digital media in my work. Each image starts life as a...

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An image created for resale as a print produced from an original painting and then...
Created an illustration for a double page spread in a picture book. This was created...
Produced a fantastical illustration to be reproduced as a large wall print for a...
Part of a series of illustrations for a children's book. This illustration was created...
An illustration commissioned as a present. This was created using both traditional and...
Designed an image for a greetings card aimed at children for Hallmark. This was a...
Created an illustration for the main character in a picture book. This is a vignette of...
Created an illustration of the character in a children's story collecting jars in a...
This illustration was created as part of a series of images for a children's book. It...
An illustration as part of a series of images commissioned for a children's picture...
Designed a banner and a logo/web button for a new crafting website called Craft a...
This illustration was commissioned as a banner for a blog. The individual elements of...
This logo/ online shop banner was commissioned by an independent jewellery label. The...
A design commissioned for the logo of a independent jewellery and homewares business.
An illustration commissioned for the front room of someone's house. The full outline of...
An illustration produced as a print intended for a children's room. The full outline of...
An illustration produced as the September month image for a calendar. The full outline...
An illustration of a girl riding on the back of a giant owl, produced as a print for a...
An illustration created as a print for a children's room. The full outline of the...
This illustration of the Owl and the Pussy Cat was commissioned by Digital Artist...
This illustration of two squirrels looking in a bakery window was part of a series of...
Commissioned as part of a series of illustrations for a children's book. It accompanies...
A series of four illustrations commissioned for a Newcastle based youth hostel website.
A set of kawaii style craft themed illustrations produced for a clip art set.
A set of illustrations produced for a vintage style, tea and cake themed clip art set.

Skills (4)

web graphics
knowldege of web design
children's illustration

Service Description

I have years of experience in working as an illustrator and specialise in creating illustrations for the children's market with a particular focus on animals.
Some of my work includes producing illustrations for children's books, greeting cards, magazines, posters, web graphics as well designs for logos and web banners. Over the years I have worked for a number of different clients such as Box Fresh Clothing, Digital Artist Magazine, Snippets Magazine, University of Manchester, Wellcome Trust and many more.

I can provide you with:
- High quality work at a fair price
- An approachable and friendly service
- Fun, eye catching artwork
- A reliable service and a good work ethic
- Good customer service during and following job

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Tabith Holdsworth
Freelance illustrator
2012 - 2012
4 illustrations for a children's picture book. Images mainly focussed around a single character
Jo Gurney T/A Stella My Star
Freelance illustrator/designer
2012 - 2012
Logo design for jewellery company
Digital Artist Magazine
Freelance Illustrator
2012 - 2012
Commissioned to do an illustration of the owl and the pussy cat in their pea green boat with an accompanying tutorial of how the piece was created for a feature on using textures in the May issue.
Clear Editorial
Freelance illustrator
2012 - 2012
8 illustrations in a traditional painterly style for a children's book
Digital Artist Magazine
Freelance illustrator
2012 - 2012
An illustration of the Owl and The Pussycat in their pea green boat and accompanying detailed tutorial for a feature in the magazine.


Manchester Metropolitan University
Illustration and Animation
1999 - 2002
Southend College of Art and Design
BTEC Diploma Foundation visual communication
1998 - 1999
St Bernards Sixth Form College
3 A levels - Art, Classical Civ, Religious Studies
1997 - 1999
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children's books
character design
packaging design
web graphics
poster design
children's art
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October 2012
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