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Astrid Jaekel

illustration of Christmas card
illustration of Taking Gustaw for a walk
illustration of Printmaking and digital collage
illustration of Record Cover for Danish Jazz band Ornithopter
illustration of Commissioned by the National Library of Scotland to raise awareness of the Iolaire disaster that took place on 1 January 1919.
illustration of papercut, paints and monoprinting
illustration of Christmas card
illustration of Street art project to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Wigtown Book Festival
illustration of Street art project to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Wigtown Book Festival


Having spent most of my life in rural West Cork, Ireland and urban Frankfurt, Germany, I am now based in Edinburgh where I work as both a freelance Illustrator and Illustration tutor at Edinburgh College of Art. My work is best known for its atmospheric and playful use of mixed media and large-scale cut-out silhouettes, featured as temporary or permanent site-specific installations, often involving stories from local communities. My further interests lie within childrens’ and adult illustration for print as well as animation. In-between illustration, I enjoy long cycle tours around Edinburgh and in the Highlands. I love being outdoors and foraging for things to fill my freezer and jam jars or you might also find me walking around town, aimlessly and with a sketchbook, looking for artistic inspiration and story-material, such as people in action, something decorating a window, or just a small architectural detail. I am currently seeking agency representation.


Black & White, Collage, Conceptual, Cut Paper, Design, Fine Art, Gouache, Graphic, Mixed Media, Painterly, Silhouette, Decorative, Whimsical, Installations, Monoprints


Humor, Animals, Architecture, Book Covers, Children, Children's Books, Editorial, Education, Fantasy, Historical, Landscape, Mural, Music, Mystery, Nature, People, Political, Portrait, Travel, Wildlife, Masculine, Spiritual, Edgy, Urban, Surface Design