From Film Set Painter To Book Illustrator

From Film Set Painter To Book Illustrator

2009 winner of the Waterstones/Macmillan 'Picture This' competition, Karen George describes how she made the transition from film set painter to book illustrator:


The desire to scale down the size of my paint brush from a film set painter to become a published children's illustrator has taken me on a long and sometimes frustrating journey. Winning 'Picture This' catapulted me, like a moment of fairytale magic, to illustrating for the Children's Laureate and on... to become an author too, with my third book, Hugh Shampoo
... all about a boy who will NOT wash his hair!