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Working with traditional media in colour and black and white with a quirky style for children's books and licencing.
Available for workshops or school visits and educational research and fact sheets with links to the curriculum.
Interests include helping children learn new knowledge and skills in art, design and … Read More
Working with traditional media in colour and black and white with a quirky style for children's books and licencing.
Available for workshops or school visits and educational research and fact sheets with links to the curriculum.
Interests include helping children learn new knowledge and skills in art, design and life through being creative. Trained ArtsAward advisor and secondary school teacher QTS.
Based on Dorset/Wiltshire borders, UK. Read Less
Holly was born in Bristol, UK, and raised near the coastal town of Poole, Dorset.
Starting with a Printed Textile degree (1997) Holly worked as a freelance printed textile designer and made one-off luxury silk scarves.
In 2000 she completed a PGCE in Secondary education: Design and Technology and she has taught in… Read More
Holly was born in Bristol, UK, and raised near the coastal town of Poole, Dorset.
Starting with a Printed Textile degree (1997) Holly worked as a freelance printed textile designer and made one-off luxury silk scarves.
In 2000 she completed a PGCE in Secondary education: Design and Technology and she has taught in various establishments from ages 2 to 60+ years since in numerous places and subjects (too many to list here!).
2013 marks the end of Holly's MA In Art & Design: Illustration. Her focus is children's books and transmedia storytelling. Education and creativity will always be at the heart of what she does. Read Less
Holly believes that using drawing to help a child learn to look and see is important in fostering visual literacy skills and helps to build confidence in the child when relating to books and learning new experiences in the world at large. Interactive elements for hands-on learning are a key aspect incorporated int… Read More
Holly believes that using drawing to help a child learn to look and see is important in fostering visual literacy skills and helps to build confidence in the child when relating to books and learning new experiences in the world at large. Interactive elements for hands-on learning are a key aspect incorporated into her work.
Holly regularly works as a community artist with children and adults in various settings.

Available for freelance work as an illustrator and author-illustrator in educational and children's fact and fiction books and picturebooks. Read Less
Member Since: Feb 2, 2012