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Giulia Lombardo

Giulia Lombardo - Designer

Florence, Italy

Freelance illustrator, specialized in children's books and enviroment design.

Overview

'I have worked in the publishing industry since 2014, making high quality art. I currently work for publishing houses like Usborne Publishing and White Star Kids as a children's illustrator and environment designer.

I love the process of illustrating a book from the first sketch to the final product. When I work on a book I see it grow while I take care of everything, face the unexpected and overcome a lot of obstacles in the best way I can. So, in the end, every book is like a child to me.

I always try to have a really sincere relation with my clients, it's important to talk a lot about what we want to create, so we can both have clear ideas in order to produce the best book we can.

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade Children's Picture Books
Non-Fiction
Children's Books (Non-Fiction)

Certifications

  • Workshop with Julia Sardà, Rome, 2015
  • Graduation in "Web Design: Dreamweaver and Flash" with Sandra Dalla Valle, Florence, 2013-2014
  • Workshop Ars in Fabula with Pablo Auladell, Macerata, 2013
  • Workshop with Sandro Cleuzo, Florence, 2013
  • Workshop with Victor Navone, Florence, 2013
  • Workshop with JP Vine, Florence, 2012
  • Workshop with Yoichi Kotabe, Florence, 2012
  • Workshop with Bobby Chiu and Key Acedera, 2012, Florence

Awards

  • Nemo Talent Award at Nemo Academy of Digital Arts in 2013

Work experience

Freelance Illustrator

Usborne Publishing
January, 2017 – Present (over 1 year)

I currently work for Usborne Publishing as a children's illustrator. We make high quality activity books sold all around the world.'

Freelance Illustrator

White Star Kids
October, 2016 – Present (over 1 year)

I'm working for White Star Kids on a big project that will be released to the public soon, I really can not wait!

Freelance Illustrator

Imagine Publishing
May, 2016 – Present (about 2 years)

I occasionally work for Imagine Publishing as an enviroment designer. I designed maps dedicated to monthly magazines as Explore History and SciFiNow.

Freelance Illustrator

Iseek Ltd
November, 2015 – Present (over 2 years)

I currently work for Iseek Ltd as a freelancer. I illustrate activity books for children and adults.

Portfolio (6 selected works)

Zachary and the Great Potato Catastrophe

Junia Wonders

Suitable for readers aged 3 and up A clever little rat makes the biggest mistake of his life and it involves a sackful of potatoes. A fun, rhyming read-aloud with gorgeous illustrations! Readers from 3 years and up will delight in this delicious & hilarious tale.Under the floorboards of a small bakery lived a clever little rat by the name of Zachary.There are two rules in life that every rat k... read more

Suitable for readers aged 3 and up A clever little rat makes the biggest mistake of his life and it involves a sackful of potatoes. A fun, rhyming read-aloud with gorgeous illustrations! Readers from 3 years and up will delight in this delicious & hilarious tale.Under the floorboards of a small bakery lived a clever little rat by the name of Zachary.There are two rules in life that every rat k... read more

Therapeutic Sticker Art Seasons

This stress-free book has 60 beautiful watercolour paintings to decorate with over 500 stickers. Relax and enjoy each day with a picture on the go and your spirit calmed by taking your mind off those everyday cares! Calm and rejuvenate your soul with this gorgeous seasons book. This paperback book measures: 28 x 21.5 x 0.8cm.

This stress-free book has 60 beautiful watercolour paintings to decorate with over 500 stickers. Relax and enjoy each day with a picture on the go and your spirit calmed by taking your mind off those everyday cares! Calm and rejuvenate your soul with this gorgeous seasons book. This paperback book measures: 28 x 21.5 x 0.8cm.

Incredible Dot To Dot Book

Each puzzle gets gradually more complex, until you meet the ultimate challenge - a dot to dot so hard that you'll be tempted to look at the solution at the back of the book! There is a time challenge with every maze and you can give yourself a score to see if you can beat the best of the rest! You can also colour in some of the puzzles too. This paperback book has over 75 timed puzzles to test... read more

Each puzzle gets gradually more complex, until you meet the ultimate challenge - a dot to dot so hard that you'll be tempted to look at the solution at the back of the book! There is a time challenge with every maze and you can give yourself a score to see if you can beat the best of the rest! You can also colour in some of the puzzles too. This paperback book has over 75 timed puzzles to test... read more

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