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    Elliot Freeman: Bird Watching (detail)

Illustration: Elliot Freeman follows a bird across town in this beautiful series

Posted by James Cartwright,

Elliott Freeman is currently studying for a BA in Illustration at Camberwell College of Art where he’s refining a process of cutting paper, drawing strange men and water-colour and gouaching his way to some really beautiful compositions. We’re incredibly fond of his Bird Watching pieces, a small set of five images following the narrative of a funny-looking pink bird as it flies across the city, taking in office blocks, traffic jams and football matches on his airborne journey. There’s no discernible perspective in Elliot’s pieces, and the sense of proportion is baffling, but the combination of all these bizarre elements works incredibly well producing something that’s wholly charming.

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Posted by James Cartwright

James started out as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our two editors. He oversees Printed Pages magazine and content wise has a special interest in graphic design and illustration. He also runs our online shop Company of Parrots and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.