Olive Reekie

Olive Reekie – Designer

Experienced Illustrator and Designer, Specialising in Commercial Fiction, Fantasy, YA , and Mystery.


I am an Illustrator originally from the UK with a passion for what I do! My work is original, reminiscent of German Expressionism and Folklore, united with a fresh and bold style. I use colour, form and composition to create strong projects that reflects each books needs.

I am currently a Freelance Illustrator and Designer and bringing visuals to written work is my passion, so let's work together to bring your project to life!

Contemporary Fiction Cozy Mysteries Fantasy Magical Realism Steampunk Young Adult Fantasy
Design Music
  • Illustration MA | Falmouth University
  • Photography BA | Brighton University

Work experience


Jun, 2018 — Present

Created Covers to Artists and Authors preferences. I have worked on Album Covers, Posters, Murals, Book Covers and Interiors.

Artist Studio London

Jun, 2017 — Jun, 2020 (about 3 years)

Olive has 7 reviews





Bre P.

Bre P.

Mar, 2024

Olive was a pleasure to work with. She brought the force of her creativity to the complex project that I brought to her and really brought it to life. She not only completed the cover of the book (physical, ebook, and audio book), but also did over 13 illustrations in both black and white and color, as well as formatted pages of the book with beautiful drawings, all delivered by the deadline we...
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K W.

K W.

Aug, 2023

I am so grateful for Olive's time and expertise. She cared about my project and rendered an absolutely gorgeous cover for it. I can't thank her enough and I can't recommend her enough. She's amazing and she'll do amazing work for you!!
Mark D.

Mark D.

Jul, 2023

Olive was thoroughly professional throughout the entire project. She clearly explained her process and policies up front, so I never felt that something unexpected had come up. She responded quickly to every question or concern I had, and she finished well ahead of our agreed-upon deadline, even providing additional finishing work that, I think, went above what she had agreed to. Her method is ...
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Matt M.

Matt M.

May, 2024

Olive was wonderful to work with. She has great artistic vision and is prompt and professional. I would gladly work with her again!
Rose V.

Rose V.

Apr, 2024

Olive was easy to work with. Though there were a few bumps in communication, mostly due to resizing for the hardcover, but was overall very easy to talk to. Hope to have her help again if I go through with the sequel.

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