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About

Hello, I’m Emma, an illustrator based in London.  I specialise in line drawings, flat colour and patterns.  I also make 3D paper scenes, sculptures and models. Although much of my 2D work is digital, everything starts out on paper with ink drawings.  I colour these digitally or with paper collage.  My 3D work consists of scenes constructed from hand cut paper. 

I grew up by the sea in Devon and now live in east London with a large flock of imaginary animals, who often sneak into my work and a real dog who often sneaks into my kitchen. 

Clients include: BBC, Octopus Books, Chemist + Druggist magazine, The Guardian, Construction Manager magazine, KPMG, Time Out magazine, Meringue Girls, Nestle, Shapeshifter Productions, RCA, Old Tat Magazine, Symonds Cider, The Observer Food Monthly.

My work was selected for TASCHEN’s 2018 compendium “Food & Drink Infographics: A Visual Guide to Culinary Pleasure”. Shows include: Mail Me Art, Hoe St Market, House of Illustration Illustrators’ Fair, Secret 7 at Mother London, RCA Secret, Amwell Print Fair, The Things I Think About When I Think About Thinking at The Hanbury, #BAGSIE at The Proud Archivist. I was also a selected artist at the London Illustration Fair 2015.

You can find more pictures on instagram @EmmaRusset and my inane wittering on twitter @EmmaRusset My prints and other illustrated goods are available to buy in my Etsy shop www.HelloEmmaShop.etsy.com

If you’d like to say hello, you can reach me on emma@helloemma.co.uk or +44 7938 876516