Mangotreeillustration is the ‘artwork from the mind and sketchbook’ of Amy Freeman, a student of UCLAN and the University of Cumbria. Amy now is a freelance illustrator based out of the city of Preston.
“I’m a freelance illustrator based in Preston, UK. My work is a combination of hand drawn lines and collaged textures – both real and digital. I love creating characters in my illustration and adventure and travel influences a lot of my work – I enjoy using maps as a texture and pattern, and many characters I draw are inspired by things I have seen and people and personalities I have met along the way.
I studied illustration at UCLAN and have a PGCE in Art and Design from the University of Cumbria. When not illustrating I teach Secondary Art and deliver artist workshops, where students and their ideas often have as much influence on me and my work as I may have on theirs! I recently finished work for the Mail Me Art 3 project, which will be exhibited in London in August, and have a number of exciting projects in the pipeline – ranging from comic art to logos to tattoo design!”