WI Life Editorial Illustration Commission

I was recently asked by WI Life magazine to create an illustration for their September issue.

WI Life is the membership magazine for the Women’s Institute and goes out to all 220,000 members eight times a year. This project was particularly exciting for me as I am a WI member and am on the committee (as chief of design and communications) of my local super cool WI, Thame Belles.

The commission was for one large illustration to go over a spread and a smaller follow up image for the single page. The article was full of details about the lives of federation trustees and so I was able to pull out lots of fun visuals, from the tea tent at Glastonbury to an Abba disco and stories of women who are or were Avon ladies, bankers and raising two energetic twin boys.

The brief from WI Life was to reflect the full range of people who are involved in the WI and as a member of a new wave WI I was more than happy to showcase the more modern side of the WI (there’s no jam or singing of Jerusalem in the Illustration!)


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You can see more of my editorial work and many other illustration projects in my portfolio



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