Advent illustration series
Posted 2 years ago and submitted by Darren Gate | Share link:

I’ve been working on a daily illustration challenge, to illustrate an advent calendar.

The theme for my illustrations is to highlight and celebrate diversity and also to show the way in which people are coping with quarantine this Christmas. I wanted to keep my colour palette reduced to three main colours, one used for each day. This has been a very good challenge to draw and colour within these restrictions.

Darren Gate
Children's Illustrator
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 07811033822

Hello there! My name is Darren and I am an illustrator of children's books, young fiction, magazines and educational materials. I have a range of experience working directly wit… Show more.

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Profile updated 20th September, 2022
Member since 17th August, 2017
Kelpies Book Design and Illustration Prize 2016
Oxfam UK, Amnesty International, Floris Books, Black Wolf Books, BBC Bitesize, Book Lab US, Wild Harbour Books
Darren is an enthusiastic, committed illustrator who is a pleasure to work with. He listened closely to our brief and feedback, he was a good communicator and he created some great artwork for us. We'd be very happy to work with him again!
— Leah McDowell, Design and Production Manager, Floris Books
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