Illustrator

Kay Widdowson

Biography

Kay is a freelance illustrator based in Chorlton, Manchester. She’s made a living from art for the past 34 years. She studied at Chesterfield College of Art and Design where she discovered her love of illustration and design. She then work as an animator in children’s television for five years before going freelance. Since then she has worked as a freelance illustrator for children’s books. All her work is hand-drawn and painted in gouache, felt-tip pens and colored pencils in a messy way and then adjusted in photoshop. She enjoys being in her studio every day with her cat Pablo, radio on, paintbrush in hand, coffee and biscuits at the ready and paint all day.

Most Popular Kay Widdowson Books

Jana Novotny Hunter, Kay Widdowson
Picture book
4.5
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Kay Widdowson
Board book
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Mae Q. Howell, Kay Widdowson
Board book
2.0
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All Kay Widdowson Books

Puns with Animals Book Series

Collaborators

Jana Novotny Hunter
Mae Q. Howell

Personal Info

Books Stats

3Illustrated

Most Recent Book

Mae Q. Howell, Kay Widdowson
Board book
2.0
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Highest Rated Book

Jana Novotny Hunter, Kay Widdowson
Picture book
4.5
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Official Website

https://www.kaywiddowson.co.uk