Sarah Wilkins
Just Be Here

Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
The brief for this illustration was to portray an everyday occurrence in a child's life and its potential for mindfulness. I chose to illustrate the simple pleasure of walking in the rain. This was one of a series of illustrations for the book "Mindfulness for Children" written by Uz Afzal.

How was the illustration used:
Book illustration

How did you make this work:
My aim with this illustration was to communicate how a child can become mindful in their everyday lives. By simply being present in every moment and focusing on the little wonders of the world a child is more centered and open to learning. Th separate elements were painted in gouache then manipulated in photoshop.

Commissioner Name :
Sophie Allen
Commissioner Company :
Kyle Books
Commissioned for:
Kyle Books

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Sarah Wilkins is New Zealand born illustrator working globally for the publishing, advertising and design worlds, with a particular interest in communicating science through visual narrative.