Pinoy Illustrators Alex Maglalang Barrow, Emma Farrarons & Jill Tytherleigh will also be joining us at Pinoy Market at Little Louie on Sunday 27th November 12-4PM. Prints of their amazing work will be available to purchase on the day. Here is a little bit more about them…
Alex Barrow grew up in the suburbs of London to Filipino and English Parents before moving to South London to study illustration at Central Saint Martins. Today, Alex is a regular contributor and an Art Director for popular science and arts themed children’s magazine OKIDO magazine His first book for children, A Possum’s Tail, was published in 2014 and was quickly nominated for the 2015 Cilip Kate Greenaway Medal. his latest books with award winning writer and poet Gabby Dawnay are a series ‘If I had a pet” – the first was “If I had a Dinosaur” which won the “made for moms” Silver award, and was read on Cbeebies ‘bedtime stories’ by Eddie Redmayne. the second book “If I had a sleepy Sloth” was also read on Cbeebies bedtime stories by David Schwimmer
In his spare time, Alex plays accordion in his band MALPHINO!
Emma Farrarons was born in the tropical islands of the Philippines and raised in Paris. After art school, she made her way to London to pursue her love for kids books working over 16 years as a picture book designer. Emma was trained in illustration at the Edinburgh College of Art, l’École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs and Orange Beak Studio. If she’s not working on illustration projects, you’ll find her out and about doing observational drawing or sewing her own garments.
Jill Tytherleigh graduated from Kingston University with a degree in Illustration. She works from her studio in South East London collaborating on a number of exciting projects with prestigious UK and international clients such as Harrods, Ted Baker, Daylesford Organic and Thomson Cruises. Her work has been applied in architecture, editorial pieces, book covers and packaging. Jill has also originated her own range of British vintage inspired gifts and homewares at at Jilltydrawings. Her work is heavily based on traditional drawing which embraces detail with a confident line and texture.