Louise Forshaw discovered drawing at a young age and has rarely stopped drawing since! Studying Illustration and Animation at Newcastle College she graduated in 2008. Turning her attention to children's books she now works from her small home studio, with three Jack Russell terriers to keep her company. She has illustrated several books for Campbell, including Busy Baking and Busy Pets.
Alarm goes off at 7.
Turns it off.
Promptly falls back to sleep for 20 mins. #tired https://t.co/teDh8BGQfg
by @Munkey_Pants - 4 hours ago
RT @jb_illustrates: Happy Advent 8! #illo_advent #robin #Christmas https://t.co/Nt7m3SV9Cz
by @Munkey_Pants - 13 hours ago
@RachelClowes This happens to me almost every day.
by @Munkey_Pants - 19 hours ago
@rowenaaitken Hah! Yeah, mine don't like it either
by @Munkey_Pants - 20 hours ago
Brave Arthur and Co - one year ago
Hello all!Yes, I'll admit it. I'm a terrible blogger. BUT! This time it's been for a good reason. I've just finished working on 4 books that I wrote as well as illustrated!It started with Brave Arthur...
A catch up and a giveaway! - Now closed - 2 years ago
Wow, it's been a while hasn't it?! Things have been fairly busy since my last post. I've illustrated 2 books for an American publisher, finished working on several maths books, illustrated 6 colouring books (2 due out next month), illustrated some books for a Russian publisher (currently working on the second one), worked on my own book and Dinosaur Safari publishing with S&S is out on the 23rd. Phew!And now.....a GIVEAWAY!As a thank you to all the lovely people who are so supportive of my work I've decided to do a bit of a giveaway. There will be 4 winners. That's right, 4! This giveaway is for UK entrants only.
A New Year and new projects - 2 years ago
Hello! Hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year. I had Christmas off and some time over New Year to rest and relax but have mostly I've been working on lots of lovely things.One of them is a new book with a top publisher and something I've been working on for months now. This was mentioned in my last post and got the go ahead after it was shown at the book fair in Frankfurt last year. It's been a very challenging project but I'm sure will be all worth it in the end! The style is different for me but it's always fun to do something a bit different.The other project I've been working on is Busy Ant Maths for Collins Education (a division of HarperCollins UK). This has kept me extremely busy working on several briefs a week. Drawing lots of different things and lots of kids too!
Update - 3 years ago
Hello! It's been a little while hasn't it?There's been a lot going on in my personal life which means I've had to take a small amount of time off. Mostly taking a step back from my chapter book so it isn't going to the book fair in Frankfurt. Fingers crossed for Bologna next year.However, I have been working on a exciting new project with a big publisher. This is the sample I was asked to do.
Palm Sunday - 3 years ago
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