For BBC News OCD: ‘I spent 20 years preparing for the coronavirus pandemic’
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I was commissioned by the BBC to make three illustrations for an article by a journalist with OCD on his experiences living through the pandemic. It’s a really interesting and inclusive piece to read and an absolute pleasure to work on. I was allowed a little more interpretive free rein than is sometimes the case for the BBC as clarity is always important, so I let myself be a little more creative with colour and the crisis line calls piece was able to be more metaphorical.

Emma Russell
London, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 7938876516

Hello, I’m Emma, a freelance illustrator in London. I make drawings, patterns and paper constructions to communicate ideas and stories in an accessible way. My illustrations ha… Show more.

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