Lauren Mortimer

    Attributes

    • Female

    About the artist

    2009: Graduated at Central Saint Martins, London

    Lauren Mortimer is an illustrator who lives and works in London. She studied at Central Saint Martins from 2005-09 gaining a BA in Fashion Communication with promotion, before deciding to pursue her love of illustration and design.

    Her drawings make reference to early children’s illustrations and with a love of the hand-made she produces new life from old. She has a particular affinity for the natural world, but typically incorporates a surreal twist in her work, to evoke an air of mystery, curiosity and wonder.

    She loves ‘Found objects’, birds, vintage children’s books, and patterned fabrics. Oh, and she loves pencils.

     

    Source: Lauren Mortimer website

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