Norwich Castle is an iconic landmark on the city’s skyline, but it is also one of Europes most important early Medieval castles. ‘A Royal Palace Reborn’ is an exciting, Lottery funded project that will restore the original rooms and floor levels to the castle Keep, giving visitors an opportunity to experience a Normal Royal PalaceContinue reading “Norwich Tapestry Design – Case study”
Visitor maps play an important role in any visitor attraction. They provide an instant overview of the site on arrival, help visitors to easily navigate the area, promote walks, highlight services (e.g. toilets, shop, café), encourage people to visit key areas, and make a lasting visual impression of the site. They’re usually found on welcome boardsContinue reading “Things to Consider when Creating Illustrated Visitor Maps “
It’s been a couple of weeks since I joined one of the free walking tours of the Norwich Cathedral Quarter, that my illustrated map was used to promote. There was a huge response to the press campaign and the walks were all booked up within a couple of days of being promoted. Luckily, I managedContinue reading “Pubs of the Cathedral Quarter Walk”
Earlier this year I was approached by the Norwich Cathedral marketing department to illustrate a new map to help them promote the historic ‘Cathedral Quarter’ and an upcoming series of free, themed walking tours to take place in the area. It was a great chance to have a play about with different styles of mapContinue reading “Illustrating a new map for Norwich Cathedral Quarter”
It’s pretty much 4 years since I went freelance now. It’s been a brilliant, rewarding experience, and I couldn’t imagine going back to working a ‘proper’ job. I’ve learned a lot since I started out, so I figured it might be a good time to round-up a few of the things I’ve learned so far: Working fromContinue reading “10 Things i’ve learned on my freelance journey so far…”
This Summer, Norwich will be taken over by a blaze of 84 huge Dragons sculptures – the GoGoDragons. A follow on from the gorillas of 2013 and the elephants before that. GoGoDragons is an interactive art trail organised by Break charity (You can see their website and the excellent work they do here) and Wild inContinue reading “The Making of GoGoDennis”
Once again, it’s been a while since I wrote anything on here. My blog has been somewhat neglected in favour of social media lately – If you’ve been following me on social media, you’ve probably seen a lot of what I’ve been up to. A lot has happened in the last 18 months, both onContinue reading “Freelance life – 3 years in.”
Pushing out of my comfort zone to develop some fun craft books with Green Android publishing
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Hi, I’m Fiona, a freelance Illustrator, specialising in illustrated maps, signage and way finding. I’m based in the fine city of Norwich and will fill in the rest of this later!
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