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 4 reviews





Evan J.

Evan J.

Nov, 2023

I hired Olive to do the cover for my book The Bird of Paradise Tree & Other Stories. The cover is very striking and am immensely pleased with it.
Calvin J.

Calvin J.

Oct, 2023

I was extremely happy with Olive's product. To be honest, a lot of the artwork I see has a sameness to it, but Olive offered a unique, quirky style that I found very compelling. And she delivered! She also graciously listened to my feedback. I hope to work again with her.
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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