Emma Garrod

Born in the North of England, I am inspired by the variety of subjects in everyday life – documenting days in sketchbooks from my travels.   My passion for art originated from an early age;  I remember spending many hours watercolour painting with my Dad/art buddy.   Unfortunately he is no longer here (passed away from cancer in May 2016).


I am a recent graduate from the Cambridge MA programme in Children’s Book Illustration (where I developed my love for Reportage Illustration), after gaining a First for Animation in Cardiff and spending a year studying Visual Development at the Academy of Art in San Francisco, USA.

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