For Glasgow-based illustrator, Libby Walker, deciding what artistic discipline to specialise in pre-uni proved tricky, given her enthusiasm for painting, sculpting, jewelry-making and graphic design. However, after being accepted on to Edinburgh College of Art’s Illustration course, Libby has never looked back.
Since graduating in 2009 Libby has established her own business, collaborated with a whole host of artists from across the creative industries and has worked on projects for the likes of Jo Malone, Estee Lauder and Waterstones.
Here, Libby reveals her design inspirations, the realities of owning your own business and why she loves it, and offers advice to those looking to start a career within the creative industries.
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