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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Profile updated 15th August, 2022
Member since 26th February, 2014
Octopus Books, BBC, London Borough of Waltham Forest, Girl Friday Books, Time Out magazine, The Guardian, KPMG, The Meringue Girls, Construction Manager Magazine, Nestle, Little Fr…
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Summer events promotional illustration for Lon… I was commissioned by London Borough of Waltham Forest to produce an illustration for the promotional material... View Article
Charity secret postcard auction - I was pleased to be invited to take part in the Combat Stress secret postcard auction and created two new piec... View Article
Rain animated gif - An animated gif to recreate the feeling of one of the wettest summers in years!... View Article
Hug Protocol - New 2021 hug protocols! Do not attempt a hug without your government sanctioned hug paddles. Approach cautious... View Article
Trust Your Gut - A piece of personal work having some fun with hand drawn lettering.... View Article
Oranges - I made this piece of personal work to try out two new fountain pens. I wanted to make a determined character, ... View Article
Lockdown Three - Lockdowns 1, 2 and 3 illustrated as three floors of a house from ground floor to attic.... View Article
Hope - A new personal piece. Hellebores, cornflowers, flax, dicentra, a little witchiness. Hope.... View Article
For BBC News OCD: ‘I spent 20 years prep… I was commissioned by the BBC to make three illustrations for an article by a journalist with OCD on his exper... View Article
Living on a Bench for BBC Stories - I was commissioned by BBC Stories to illustrate a complicated story of a mother and son living on a bench on a... View Article
Autumn - Personal work made for a mail out on the autumn equinox. Autumn coming up to meet summer.... View Article
Illustrations for The World Atlas of Gin for O… I had the great pleasure of illustrating the World Atlas of Gin for Octopus Books. I was commissioned to make ... View Article
Live session cover for music discovery website… Live session “album cover” and video titles for The Wild Honey Pie music website, including creation of sc... View Article
‘Ban painful restraint techniques on chi… Commission for three new illustrations for a BBC News article on restraint holds used on children in youth pri... View Article
‘Students at university who are inspirin… I was commissioned by BBC News Online to make three illustrations for an article on young people having their ... View Article
Why my daughter wants a hysterectomy at 15 for… I was commissioned to produce six illustrations for a piece by the BBC telling the story of a family of women ... View Article
“This is what sexual harassment at work … Six illustrations for six paragraph-long personal stories from women who’ve experienced sexual harassmen... View Article
Nuns for BBC digital magazine - Fervent nuns and kitsch Amy Winehouse and St Peter for humorous article “The Nuns Who Prayed and Made Me Wal... View Article
Election Lexicon for BBC News Online - Two illustrations for two articles on the language of elections. One for the phrase Glumbucket, used about The... View Article
Art on a Plectrum - I was thrilled to take part in another Art on a Postcard project. The Hepatitis C Trust’s Art on a Postcard ... View Article
Illustrations for BBC magazine article: Why I … This was a commission to make seven illustrations for the BBC news magazine article “Why I bought my daughte... View Article
Art on a Postcard - Art on a Postcard raise funds for the Hepatitis C Trust through the sale of postcards by visual artists of all... View Article
Pinky Promise for Meringue Girls - I was thrilled to work with the Meringue Girls bakery in London Fields to produce a series of five illustratio... View Article
Creekmouth Village – illustration for si… I was commissioned to draw a populated map and story panels to illustrate a commemorative plaque at the site o... View Article
Cultural Intelligence for Construction Manager… An illustration to accompany an article on cultural intelligence for this month’s Construction Manager m... View Article
Make Your Own Cheese for The Guardian and Symo… Five diagrammatic illustrations showing how to make your own cheese for The Guardian and Symonds Cider. The cl... View Article
Make Your Own Smoker for Observer Food Monthly… Diagrammatic illustrations, plus 3D arrows and background pattern for an advertorial on how to make your barbe... View Article
Portraits of Londoners for Time Out Magazine - Six small portraits of Londoners for an article on shared ownership in the 6th – 11th October issue of T... View Article
Debt Camel - Recent work for debt advice website Debt Camel. A series of page title images.... View Article
Self initiated summer promo - A summer themed promo for my mailouts this season, using St. Paul’s and Tower Bridge as inflatable pool ... View Article
KPMG - I made a series of drawings that were animated for training videos for client KPMG. This was a project which l... View Article
Interview features - This week I have been interviewed by Kollektiv Gallery and Creative Digest. The Kollektiv Gallery interview wa... View Article
Rhyming Slang group exhibition - Exhibition of sixteen artists’ and illustrators’ visual responses to cockney rhyming slang. Work b... View Article
#BAGSIE Exhibition, London - I am very excited to have been selected as an artist for #BAGSIE, a collaboration with Soapbox&Sons, Creat... View Article
Secret 7″ - I had a piece selected for this year’s Secret 7” exhibition, at Mother London in Shoreditch. Seven mas... View Article