Full name

Claire (Talula) Smith


Comic Artist and Illustrator




I am a comic artist and illustrator. I am passionate about animation, design and comics.


I am a 27 year old Lecturer, Comic Artist and Designer, having studied cartoons and comics at Staffordshire University and now currently teaching there.

I have been featured in anthologies, newspapers, on greetings cards and around the web.

I self publish and sell my own comics of a range of genres mostly comedy, which so far I have made a comfortable living from.

I do talks about marketing and self promotion as well as lectures about the general construction of comics and illustrations


Post Grad Certificate in Higher and Professional Education

Staffordshire University

Stoke on Trent · 2016 – 2017

Learning about new approaches to pedagogy

BA in Cartoons and Comic arts

Staffordshire University

Stoke on trent · 2011 – 2014

Btec National Diploma in Visual Communication

University of Creative Arts

Rochester · 2009 – 2011


illustration, comics, story telling, graphics, motion graphics, digital art, traditional art, markers, character design, comedy


photoshop, illustrator, toon boom, flash, copics, watercolours, cats