Patrick Atkins

Patrick Atkins – Designer

A freelance Illustrator/Graphic Designer with over 8 years of experience creating book covers, album sleeves and artworks for exhibition.


I'm a Bristol based Illustrator, and after graduating with a First Class degree in Illustration from Falmouth University in 2013, I've spent the following decade creating artworks for a variety of clients and genres, including but not limited to: book covers, album sleeves, posters and advertisement campaigns, editorials and artwork for film. What all my work has in common is a focus on tactility, texture and mood; I use a combination of pencils, rolling inks and digital composition to create rich, detailed works with a human touch.

My favourite commissions are those where I can work with directly an author or musician to respond to or depict something they've created. Often this involves scenery, but I'm by no means limited to landscape works and seek all genres that suit a contemplative and emotive artwork to draw a viewer in.

Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Poetry
  • BA Hons Illustration First Class - Falmouth University 2013

Work experience


Sep, 2014 — Present

Working on a range of illustration and design based projects, including but not limited to: book
covers, album sleeves, brochures, posters, web icons and illustrations, logo design and branding,
motion graphics and music video animation and direction. My illustration and animation portfolio is
viewable online at:.

The Big Sky

Apr, 2021 — Present

A part-time role for London-based production and creative agency The Big Sky, where my responsibilities include designing logos, brand documents, book covers, posters, film and video graphics as well as a variety of illustrative projects for web and print.


“Notre mère ressemble à une héroïne de bande dessinée, à Anna Magnani au cinéma, elle braille, ne capitule jamais, cloue le bec à tout le monde. Mariano et moi sommes dans le couloir qui conduit aux chambres, culottes courtes et mollets raides, et sans ciller ... read more
Orphans of Canland

Vitale, Daniel

The Puppy Prophet

Lane, David Cary

Patrick has 4 reviews





David L.

David L.

Oct, 2023

Patrick is a wizard illustrator!! He made my book come to life in a way I didn't think was possible. He was professional, timely, an incredible communicator, and all around a joy to work with. I am so grateful for him and his amazoning skillset. You will not be disappointed hiring Patrick!!
Patrick A.
Working with David on this book was such a joy, and now that it's released and out in the world I feel so proud to be a part of it and really privileged to have been so invited into the creative pr...
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Heaven H.

Heaven H.

Aug, 2023

I interviewed 7 artists for my project and decided to go with Patrick. His proposal was the best offering in-depth understanding of my project as well as far reaching production of materials. His portfolio was also amazing. Working with him was very smooth as he was clear in his communication and responded timely again and again. He is unbelievably intuitive which allowed the work to be exa...
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Maria S.

Maria S.

May, 2023

Great communication, created my vision. Highly recommend. Would work with him again. The best!
Ross C.

Ross C.

Apr, 2023

What can be said that 5 stars cannot? He’s a madman on the graphics. Superb quality, timely responses, easy to communicate with… Patrick will be an excellent choice for your project. We had one quick discussion and not even a week later, he exactly what I was looking for. On top of that, he had even better original concepts. Bottom line, you can’t go wrong with Patrick.

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