Portrait by Encapture Photography

Portrait by Encapture Photography

Portrait by John Feder for The Australian

Portrait by John Feder for The Australian

Anna Lloyd - freelance illustrator 

Anna is an illustrator based in Sydney, Australia. Anna Lloyd has enjoyed drawing and painting since she was very young. She spent many a lunch hour with her friends in the art room at school. During her Higher School Certificate her Major artwork was shortlisted for the Art Express Exhibition. Following High School she attended University studying Visual Communication and attained her Bachelors Degree in Design, majoring in Illustration.

After University Anna followed various creative pursuits as well as illustration, including Retail Visual Merchandising for interior stores, photo printing, Set Decoration for film and Web Design for a Radio Station. During this time she began studies in Visual Merchandising for retail, the display of homewares and furniture for interior environments.

As an Illustrator Anna is versatile, she works in a wide range of mediums and styles. Her work includes whimsical illustrations in markers, pen and ink, watercolour, pencil and acrylic paint as well as mixed media paper projects. Anna has recently illustrated several Children’s books.

Anna is inspired by the Australian native wildlife, she has a penchant for drawing birds and she loves to grow indoor plants! 

You can buy pretty art on products direct from Anna in her web shop or at her Red Bubble store. You can also order wholesale if you would like to for your own store- just get in contact with Anna.

Anna is also available for freelance illustration and commission work. She is interested in Children’s book illustration, fashion, surface pattern design, brochures, Logo design, Business card design, medical illustration and editorial illustrations. 

Previous Clients Include

Conde Nast UK - Editorial illustration for Magazine
My Health One Physiotherapy - Exercise Chart Diagrams
I Give a Buck Foundation - Logo Illustrations (with Designer Jen Stills)
The Mary Valley Rattler - Logo Illustration (with Designer Jen Stills)
Brookwater Glasshouse - Logo Illustration (with Designer Jen Stills)
Ryde Royal Rehabilitation Centre - Health brochure illustrations
Brolga Publishing Victoria - Children's Book illustrations
Dr Peter Dillon - Self Published Children's Book Illustrations
Dr Scott Turner - Logo illustration (with Designer Jen Stills)
Funky Canvas Art School - Teaching art to Children

Volunteer Work

2002 | AFTRS - Set Decorating on Short film - North Ryde NSW
2003 - 2005 | Propel Arts Network - Northbridge WA
2004 | Propel Arts Network - Exhibition Co-ordinator
- Headquarters Youth Centre - Leederville WA
2015 | Organise the IA Christmas Party - Newtown NSW
2016 | Children's Book Council of Australia - Packing Promo Material
2017 | Children's Book Council of Australia - Packing Promo Material
2017 | Children's Book Council of Australia - Poster Design

Qualifications

1997-1999 - University of Western Sydney - Bachelor of Arts (Design) Major - Illustration

Short Courses and Conferences

2000 | Children’s book Illustration Course - Hornsby NSW
2002 | Visual Merchandising Ultimo TAFE - Sydney NSW
2004 | Small Business Management Course - Fremantle TAFE WA
2012 | Picture Books @ Pinerolo Margaret Hamilton/Wayne Harris - Blackheath NSW
2013 | IA Photoshop for Illustrators 2 day course Faye Wilson - Camperdown NSW
2015 | Jacky Winter Gives You The Biz Conference - Sydney NSW
December 2015 | James Gulliver Hancock Hand drawn pattern repeats
2016 | Lilla Rogers Studio - Make Art that Sells Bootcamp
2016 | Lilla Rogers Studio - Global Talent Search
2016 | IA 'In the Know' Conference Docklands VIC
2017 | Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs Sydney NSW
2017 | CBCA AAA Event Sydney NSW
2017 | Lilla Rogers Studio - Make Art that Sells Bootcamp
2017 | IA 'DrawYourOwnStory' Conference Docklands VIC

Member of Industry Groups

Illustrators Australia
Children's Book Council of Australia

Anna's Red Bubble Shop

For Artwork on tote bags, quilt covers, apparel, homewares, phone covers and more look at Anna's Red Bubble products....

Exhibitions and other work

1994 | 'Incahoots' Group Exhibition Willandra Art Society, Ryde NSW
1996 | ART EXPRESS - HSC Artwork Shortlisted NSW
1997 | UWS Student Group Exhibition Nepean Hospital NSW
1998 | UWS Student Murals Westmead Children's Hospital NSW
1999 | UWS Artworks in Children's Unit Blacktown Hospital NSW
2000 | Anna Lloyd Solo Exhibition Willandra Art Society, Ryde NSW
2005 | Youth Art Group Exhibition Headquarters Youth Centre WA
2012 | Illustrators Australia 9x5 'Carnivale' Exhibition Space 39, Melb VIC
2013 | Life Drawing Group Exhibition Wallarobba Gallery, Hornsby NSW
2013 | Illustrators Australia 9x5 'Flourish' Exhibition Abbotsford Convent VIC
2014 | Illustrators Australia 'Wear Art Thou' Exhibition No Vacancy Gallery, Melb VIC
2015 | Illustrators Australia 9x5 'Playtime' Exhibition Abbotsford Convent VIC 

Testimonials

FANTASTIC WORK ANNA. This looks great. Felicity and I have both checked it out and agree you are the best. A huge thank you.
— Gail Erskine (President CBCA NSW Branch Inc)
Dear Anna,
It’s been a good partnership. Thanks for your tireless effort on design, your flexibility and your finished work. I’d be happy to work with you again. With thanks,
— Dr Peter Dillon (Author)
Hi Anna,
I absolutely love it, It’s gorgeous!! Exactly what I was after. Thanks so much!!
— Erin M (Commission client)
Anna has an incredible eye for colour.
— Vivienne Gidakos (National VM Manager, Adairs)