Darcie Olley

Darcie Olley is an illustrator and print-designer based in Essex, UK. She is a graduate from the Colchester School of Art, where she studied Fashion and Textiles. During her time there, her talent was recognized by fashion designer Sir Paul Smith, who selected her as the recipient of the Nicole Abbott Award.

Darcie's work is joyous and vibrant. Inspired by her love of nature, travel and pop culture, she brings her pieces to life through bold experimentation with a mixture of media, including acrylic, watercolour, gouache and digital techniques. There are 101 Minibeasts in this Book is her first project in collaboration with Campbell Books.

When not working on commissions and creating exciting new prints, you might find Darcie cooking up some exciting recipes in the kitchen, chilling out with some yoga or travelling and exploring new cities.

Books by Darcie Olley

Series by Darcie Olley