Louise Mulgrew Illustration
I'm Louise. I'm a third year Illustration student. This is a blog full of the illustrations and ceramics that I do. I love elephants - so I'm making a picture book about them at the moment.

A couple of my favourite finals for Macmillan

(that are still likely to change before I submit them! especially the second one) 

A few flowery things recently

A sunny sunflower commission: 

(before firing) 

Some pansy coasters as a gift for my boyfriend’s parents:

And a little thank you:


(these flowers don’t really have a name)

Sneaky peak

Sneak peak of one of the finals for my picturebook.

Lindfield Arts Festival Map Designs

Eles eles eles

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Really must stop using the paper as a pallet!! makes the whole image look messy!! Naughty me. 

Character Development

I love love character development!! 

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This is Bonsai, my baby elephant orphan and she is going to be the star or my picture book

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And some eles holding tails ‘cos they’re just so cute

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A first and some eles

Got a very lovely First for my practical work last semester and am now straight back into semester two with some picture book preparation (about elephants of course).  I don’t know of many elephant characters other than Elmer, Babar and Dumbo which I am happy about because I won’t be influenced by anybody else’s character design.

Have done an initial storyboard which I will run by Mum soon and which will no doubt develop and change, but I think the essence of it is there! I haven’t drawn many eles before, other than on ceramics, so I spent the afternoon on some quick pencil sketches. 

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