Georgie McAusland : Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market

Commercial Publishing

Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
The illustrations were created to accompany the long form poem “Goblin Market” by Christina Rossetti. I was given the brief by Batsford Books, and was so excited to make work to accompany this very visual allegorical poem, that has been previously illustrated by Gabriel Dante Rossetti, Arthur Rackham and Laurence Housman, amongst others.

How was the illustration used:
The illustrations were used in a book, to accompany the poem “Goblin Market”.

How did you make this work:
I made this using goache and watercolour. I made textures using mono print with ink and oil to create interesting results, which I then used to create the Goblins and other parts of the scenery. Most of the images were created wholly on paper, but some were stitched together on photoshop when I wanted to make changes.

Commissioner Name :
Gemma Doyle
Commissioner Company :
Batsford Books

Social Media:
twitter.com/GeorgieMcAusla1
instagram.com/georgie.ellen.illustration

Personal Website:
georgiemcausland.com

College:
Camberwell
Course:
Illustration
Year of Graduation:
2016


Currently Based:
Georgie is based in Barcelona

Biography:
Georgie is a British illustrator, based in Barcelona who studied illustration at Kingston and Camberwell. She mostly creates illustrations for publishing and editorial, but also enjoys creating characters and forms with ceramics. Selected clients: Pavilion Books, Penguin Random House, Chicken House and Macmillan.

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