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Elly Jahnz

illustration of A busy, nautical, fishing inspired illustration for a teatowel produced by Seasalt Cornwall. 
A lot of different people going about their business (or having a sneaky nap) in a bustling fishing port somewhere in Cornwall.
illustration of This illustration was nominated for the AOI's Prize for Illustration 2017. The theme was 'Sounds of the City' and it shows the hustle and bustle of Billingsgate Fish Market. Lots of people interact, shout and haggle in this vibrant place.
illustration of Teatowel Illustration for Seasalt Cornwall showing a whimsical fishing contest. Hand drawn type, colourful characters and a quirky sense of fun are the order of the day here.
illustration of Double page spread from Children's non-fiction Nature Almanac, 2019: Nature Month by Month published by Nosy Crow with the National Trust.
illustration of May Day Procession - a spot illustration from 2019:  Nature Month by Month published by Nosy Crow with the National Trust. This is from a children's non-fiction Nature Almanac and shows kids having fun in a May Day procession.
illustration of Outdoor bag makers Millican commissioned me to produce a series of illustrations showing their new Tinsley Tote Bag in use. I created a narrative sequence showing the bag out in the wild.
illustration of Healthcare recruitment company Nursefinders approached me to produce a series of illustrations for web and branding highlighting the services they offer. The only brief was for them to stand out from their competition and that it be colourful. These were very well received and have had a positive impact on the business.
illustration of An illustrated map of the River Severn for Discover Britain Magazine. I have been producing editorial map illustrations for this magazine for the past couple of years now.
illustration of A double page spread for the month of May, taken from 2019: Nature Month by Month published by Nosy Crow and the National Trust. This is from a children's non-fiction Nature Almanac.
illustration of Personal project for a competition entry at the Barbican Museum. Inspired by pulp Sci-Fi films and books, this is a homage to all the evil villains that get thwarted by bands of plucky youngsters.

Profile

I'm an illustrator based in Cornwall, UK. I specialise in bright & bold character driven illustrations and also hand drawn type and design. I graduated from the BA (Hons) Illustration degree at Falmouth University in 2009 and in addition to freelancing have spent time working for a lifestyle fashion brand as an in house illustrator, working on packaging, branding and surface pattern design for homeware products.

Style/Techniques

Cartoon, Conceptual, Design, Digital, Figurative, Graphic, Lettering, Texture, Decorative, Whimsical, Film/Entertainment, Vector

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Action, Adventure, Botanical, Character Development, Children, Children's Books, Corporate, Editorial, Education, Family, Fantasy, Fashion/Cosmetics, Futuristic, Health, Landscape, Leisure, Maps, Medical, Nature, People, Sci-Fi, Technology, Textiles, Transportation, Travel, Web Illustration, Wildlife, Lifestyle, Vintage / Retro, Youth, Environmental, Surface Design