2020

FEATURED ILLUSTRATOR

BECCY BLAKE

Quick fire questions

When is your most productive time to work? 
11 am with cup of tea and cookie at hand.

Drawing item you can’t live without? 

My Faber Castell mechanical pencil, all sorts of magic come out of it.

What music puts you in your groove? 

Indie, pop, rock, hiphop, reggae, dub, punk, classical, ANY MUSIC!!! (not in that order).

Age of child you most love to draw?  

I like drawing teenagers best.

If you were an animal, what would you be? 

A Sumatran rhinocerous, definitely....

Favourite, yes only one, children’s book of all time? 

'Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor' by Mervyn Peake


Illustrator, author from any time you most admire? 

I have so many favourites of both I can’t decide, but one illustrator springs to mind - Brian Wildsmith. I just loved his illustrations as a child, they really gripped my imagination.