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An interview with Jo Taylor: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Artist Jo Taylor introduces us to her idyllic life in a studio near the River Severn, from where she creates beautiful drawings for adult colouring books and many other clients.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Self taught artist Jo Taylor is based in Gloucestershire near the canal, where she creates a diverse range of whimsical illustrations for multiple clients including other colouring book publishers. Her double page of extravagant birds features in Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion alongside 43 other artists, available from my Big Cartel shop now. Here she talks countryside inspiration, the joys of a tidy studio and offers inspiring advice to all untrained want-to-be artists.

What were your original qualifications and how did you come to make art as an illustrator?
I’ve been working as an illustrator full time since around 2005. I have never had formal training in this field but I’ve always known I had some talent as an artist since I was little. Over the years, prior to being an illustrator, I never really knew what I wanted to… read more

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