Alfie Stevenson-Kelly

Children's Publishing

Un-commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
Deforestation is a world issue that children should be given an understanding of, and the consequences to their future. World issues are a difficult subject that parents are faced with explaining to their children. They wouldn’t want to scare them or cause uncertainty. Children’s books humanise difficult issues and encourage children to think about how they would feel and what they might do.

How was the illustration used:
The purpose was for a children's book

How did you make this work:
Graphite – Ink – Colouring Pencils – DigitalI found by using traditional methods I created natural layers to the work which closely represented nature. Using graphite and ink I produced marks that were less controlled, giving expressive lines that felt more organic, being truer to the trees I observed.

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Currently Based:
United Kingdom / South East / Brighton

Alfie is an illustrator based in Brighton, though originally from Kent. He graduated at Falmouth University with a BA (Hons) in Illustration in 2019. He’s currently employed as a full-time designer, working in creative advertising.