Lois Blackburn has a unique way of fashioning images - using painted batik on silk, scanned into a computer and manipulated, it gives her illustration a lushness of colour and spontaneity of line that is eye grabbing. This way of working is fast and ideal for those tight deadlines.


The Times Newspaper
MOJO magazine
Manchester City Council
The Spectator
Ling Design
Lip International
Corporate Culture
Yours Magazine
The Times Weekend
Darlington Borough Council
The Big Issue
Trafford Borough Council


Her design work and illustrations have been commissioned for everything from the Greeting cards, promotional materials, local and national newspapers, magazines and children's books.

Lois Graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1998, with a first class honors degree in Embroidered Textiles. The education in textiles has helped to create a unique, warm and friendly look to her work. Painting on silk, gives a depth and luminosity of colour difficult to achieve on paper.

If you would like to see any further examples of Lois's illustration if she can help you with any commissions, be it quoting, or availability please call or email her directly, and she will be happy to discuss your specific requirements.

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