Full name

Claire (Talula) Smith

Title

Comic Artist and Illustrator

Location

South East England

Blurb

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

Biography

I am a 24 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 which so far I have made over £1000+ from. I do talks about marketing and self promotion as well as lectures about the general construction of comics and illustrations

Education

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

Specialties

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

Skills

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