Just finished off this illustration! Some of you saw the ink work earlier this week. Great fun to colour!

Emmeline Pidgen

A couple of warm up sketches from this morning
Emmeline Pidgen

A couple of warm up sketches from this morning

Emmeline Pidgen

Work in progress update! Just about finished the inking for this piece.

Work in progress update! Just about finished the inking for this piece.

Work in progress! Update here.

Work in progress! Update here.

Emmeline Pidgen
Summer sketch

Emmeline Pidgen

Summer sketch

A great little interview with me about my work and the industry at Carbon Dated Art!

carbondatedart:

Emmeline Pidgen is an award-winning illustrator, making her colorful, upbeat work in a studio in the North West of England. She has built a reputation as a children’s book illustrator (six published picture books, winning the Mom’s Choice Gold Award in 2011) as well as being versatile in…

Well this blog is very satisfying - http://tinypmsmatch.tumblr.com/ . Tiny little objects matched to their Pantone equivalents!
tinypmsmatch:

Pantone 362 color match. A tiny T-Rex. 

Well this blog is very satisfying - http://tinypmsmatch.tumblr.com/ . Tiny little objects matched to their Pantone equivalents!

tinypmsmatch:

Pantone 362 color match. A tiny T-Rex. 

I’ve got a big 5k follower giveaway going on over on Twitter! You can get your mits on one of these limited edition, signed, A3 screenprints! so head over here now - www.twitter.com/emmelinedraws Woop! 

I’ve got a big 5k follower giveaway going on over on Twitter! You can get your mits on one of these limited edition, signed, A3 screenprints! so head over here now - www.twitter.com/emmelinedraws Woop! 

A little snapshot of some movement sketches and linework for the new book The Lavender Blue Dress. It’s well underway now!

A little snapshot of some movement sketches and linework for the new book The Lavender Blue Dress. It’s well underway now!

I’ve been working on this Attack on Titan inspired piece in my downtime. Good practice and lots of fun!

Really enjoyed the show (I’ve yet to read the manga) - I’ve added a bit of a close up of Mikasa so you can see the details!

I was lucky enough to see The Staves at The BBC Radio 6 Music festival last weekend - they were LOVELY. Completely inspired me! 

….and here’s the original pencil sketch for that illustration! It’s not often I fully sketch in pencil for illustrations these days - it’s mostly rough sketches or pure digital - but I really enjoyed it!

New blog post! National Art Fund Pass experiences and review. If you’ve considered getting an Art Fund Pass it might be useful to take a look at my review. http://emmelineillustration.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/national-art-fund-pass-experiences-and.html

Spent some time drawing real people today.

Spent some time drawing real people today.

An accurate depiction of my walk to get lunch today. 

An accurate depiction of my walk to get lunch today. 

Sometimes you’ve just gotta take time out of your day to paint ladies with golden hair.

Sometimes you’ve just gotta take time out of your day to paint ladies with golden hair.