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Abigail Daker

Paphos, Cyprus
00357 96785101
Abigail Daker is a freelance illustrator and artist who works from a studio in Paphos, Cyprus. Her fascination with complex and intricate subjects is complemented by an imaginative approach to briefs and the technical skills accumulated from years of drawing experience.

Abi's work is popular with clients who require panoramic cityscapes, perspective drawings, illustrated maps, book cover designs and interior illustrations, but if you have a project in mind not mentioned, then please do get in touch at art@abigaildaker.com.
Selected Clients
Paphos, Cyprus
Nov 2010Feb 2011
Beach News
Illustrated Map
Various illustrations of the Paphos district were commissioned by the newspaper as part of their long term marketing campaign.
UK
Oct 2010
Digital Artist
Illustrations & Tutorials
I have written a number of illustration and art tutorials for Digital Artist Magazine, specialising in perspective tutorials and map illustrations.
Malta, Cyprus
Oct 2009Nov 2010
Midsea Books
Illustrator
I worked freelance for Midsea and illustrated four children's books for them during this period.
Jun 2011Jul 2011
Ayii Anargyri Spa
Illustrated Map
I created an illustrated map of the Spa and the village surrounding it, showing walkways and places of interest for visitors.
Feb 2009
Tsangarides Winery
Illustrations, Design, Illustrated Map
Illustrations for wine labels, website illustrations and layout, illustrated map for website.
UK
Oct 2010
Blujah Books
Illustration, Design, Layout
Design and Illustration for two of Rebecca J. Cunningham's books, one print and one Kindle.
Paphos, Cyprus
Jun 2009
Cyprus Open Studios
Graphic Design
For three years I have designed and produced all printed material for the annual Open Studios event and recently redesigned their guide book, changing it from a booklet into a large, fold out poster.
Jan 2005Sep 2005
Warwick Council
Illustrations
After graduation, I decided I wanted to focus on illustration as a career; work experience at Warwick council introduced me to the rules and conventions of illustrating archaeological finds and improved my technical drawing skills.
Jul 2011
University of Sussex
Illustrated Map
Illustrated Map of the University Campus for 50th Anniversary celebration programme.
Skills
 
Cartoons, Children's Books, Drawing, InDesign, Observation, Painting, Photoshop, Research
Published Work:
Books:

Boy on the Hill (2008, Ten to Two Children's Books)
Don't Cross the Road Holly! (Enchanted Grove Publications)
Il Kalzetta Milfuda/The Lost Sock (Midsea Books)
Nemnem & the Giant (Midsea Books)
Book of Children's Poems (Midsea Books)
Is Saltna tal Hamsin (Midsea Books)
Amelia's Anthology of Illustration (2009)
Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration (2010)
The Cause of Marlene Rose (2011, Blujah Books) Jacket design and Cover Illustration
The Mighty Pencil Vol. I (2011) Featured Illustrator.


Editorial:

Paphos News Venue/Cafe illustrations accompanying restaurant reviews. (Feb 2009 - Sept 2010)
Scoop Magazine - illustrated recipe pages (Feb 2009-September 2010)
Sketchbook Magazine - five illustrations for forthcoming 'Editors' issue.
Wolf Magazine - Illustration depicting 'birth' for debut issue.
Proxart Magazine - Illustration of the 'tweet of the week'. (2011)
Digital Artist Magazine - Tutorial on Advanced Perspective Skills (issue 14)
Digital Artist Magazine - Tutorial/Reader's Question demonstrating how to construct a curved horizon. (issue 16)
Digital Arts Magazine - Tutorial on Fashion Illustration

Design:

Cyprus Open Studios Graphic Designer (2009 - ongoing)
The Gallery Restaurant (illustrations & designs for menus, advertising, editorial pieces and branding)
The Bubble & Squeak (illustrations & designs for menus, advertising, editorial pieces and branding)
Tsangarides Winery (illustrations for Wine Label designs; website illustrations and designs.)