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Awards and Achievements

  • The AOI - Images 25 Best of British Illustrators

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📖 Past Clients

  • Learning Seat

    Illustrator | Pencilling | Inking | Colouring

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    Illustrator | Weird and Wonderful | Childrens Graphic Novel

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James Brown Freelance Illustrator
Education School of Motion
Apr-1996 - Apr-1999 - University of Plymouth
Employer BRWN Illustration
Location Melbourne Australia


About James Brown

BRWN is an illustration, motion graphics and textile print design studio. Designing unique prints for high end brands for catwalk and high street. We will be visiting London, NYC, LA, Paris, Stockholm, Melbourne & Sydney.

Originally from an illustration and design background James is experienced in working across large and small-scale projects with varied budgets, timelines and communication strategies worldwide.

His methods range from traditional hand drawn pen and ink and watercolour to modern digital techniques using Photoshop and Illustrator. James thrives on colour, innovation and quality.




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