I am a Devon in England, based Illustrator & I work predominately in black & line using pen & ink. I have a life long love for the natural world and this is reflected in my work.
I specialize in animals, black white line, botanical, childrens illustration, drawing, flora fauna, flowers, illustration, illustrator, natural world, nature, pen and ink, typography, wildlife.
Gentleman Cat was modelled on a victorian oil painting with a special family cat as the star of the show! Part of a pair for a special Christmas present.
Commission Request for a clients wife who loves Flamingos and Victoriana. What can you do? Tah Dah!!!!! This was so much fun, I feel more of these coming soon....watch this space!
'Lucky' Such a beautiful face to draw...nearly done!
My final entry for Stage 3 of the doodle addicts challenge! I have loved doing these challenges. They have not only got me drawing things I wouldn't have considered off my own back, but they have brought me out of my comfort zone too. Drawing steam is harder than I thought!!!
This is little Finley the Border Terrier. He is a recent commission. I haven't ever drawn a dog so really enjoyed doing this whilst trying to keep to my black and white line style.
'Oh how wonderful life would be, if I had my own little house in a tree!' This one was created for the Urban Explorer Challenge and I loved every minute of it! As a lover of the natural environment I had to draw on where my heart lies so a treehouse seemed a fitting response!
I came across these Sepia Fine Liners! Had so much fun experimenting with them. Looking forward to creating some more images with these.
A botanical explosion to celebrate Mother Nature in all her floral glory! Drawn in pen and ink and really therapeutic to do!
Progress? The finished Illustration!
A feast of all things flora and fauna!
Just about there with this one. Not sure if it works as I wanted it to!
Bit more on this one...still not sure if it's going to work!
Thought I would have a go at a competition! It has encouraged me to diversify within one image and think outside the box. I'll see how it goes!
Working pic of the Millennium Garden, available soon in my Etsy Shop https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/JuliaHillIllustrator
I love gardens! I was recently at the opening of the Abbey Millennium Garden so thought I would produce a piece of work celebrating the new garden.
Wild Hare with floral design.
Drawn in pen and ink this is the original drawing in black line.
Black and white line drawing of two little badgers having an explore, celebrating my personal love for wildlife.
The bold white initial letter is sitting on a blue pen and ink hand drawn illustration with a watercolour background.
My Illustrated giraffe used flora and fauna to create the patterns on the giraffe. Drawn with pen and ink, he was great fun to produce!
Imaginary Friend Drawing Challenge