Alex Foster

Alex Foster - Designer Tick

Margate, UK

I work from my home studio by the sea. I'm lucky enough to have worked with the Roald Dahl estate & won a World Illustration Award.

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Overview

I'm an experienced freelance illustrator enjoying working from my home studio here by the sea in Margate, UK. I have worked on many different projects from commercial maps, to fashion and editorial work, but my favourite work is on book covers and especially children's picture books.

Selected clients and achievements include:

World Illustration Award winner 2015, Roald Dahl, Evening Standard, Air Canada, American Express, Airbnb, M&S / Hallmark, Expedia, Anorak Magazine, English Heritage

Features on: The Guardian, The Independent, ITV's This Morning, London Underground/ National Rail posters

Languages
English
Fiction
Adventure
Anthologies
Children's - Middle Grade
Children's Picture Books
Cultural & Ethnic Themes
Humor & Comedy
Science Fiction
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Children's Books (Non-Fiction)

Certifications

  • 1st Class BA(Hons) Illustration

Awards

  • World Illustration Awards - Advertising - New Talent Winner

Work experience

Illustrator

Self-employed
September, 2011 – Present (over 7 years)

Portfolio (2 selected works)

London Craft Brewers Beers & Culture

Brad Evans, Jonny Garrett

Organized around London boroughs from North to South, East to West, every corner is full of hidden gems to discover. Find new favorite brews with descriptions of the best to taste at each location, and pairings notes to enjoy alongside food. Meticulously plotted and illustrated maps provide walking tour ideas to create the ultimate pub-crawl in each area. As well as the beer itself, this guide... read more

Organized around London boroughs from North to South, East to West, every corner is full of hidden gems to discover. Find new favorite brews with descriptions of the best to taste at each location, and pairings notes to enjoy alongside food. Meticulously plotted and illustrated maps provide walking tour ideas to create the ultimate pub-crawl in each area. As well as the beer itself, this guide... read more

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