About Jane Tattersfield

I grew up in London & studied illustration at Kingston. In my 3rd year of Art School I was lucky enough to be commissioned by Collins Publishers to illustrate the covers for all of Shakespeare's plays in a series aimed at the teenage market. This was a great start to my career and led to commissions from other publishers, magazines, graphic design & greeting card companies. I went on to specialise in childrens' books & television work, in particular with Channel 4.

Colour & pattern has always been the most exciting aspect of my work to me, & using inks and gouache I created a vibrant & intricately decorative style, with influences from India, South America, textile, folk & ancient art.

I then worked in oils producing paintings inspired by ancient myths & the cycle of nature. After several exhibitions I decided to bring out a range of products which included cards, prints, tea towels & cushions under the name TATTERSFIELD DESIGNS & these are now selling in shops in the UK & abroad.

I have worked on many private commissions & also license my images for a variety of products worldwide.

Illustration clients include: BBC, Belitha Press, Bloomsbury Publishing, Boots, Cancer Research UK, Channel 4, Conde Nast, Designhouse, Dorling Kindersley, Frances Lincoln Publishing, Gisela Graham, Harper Collins, IPC Media, Lion Hudson, National Magazine Co, National Westminster Bank, Newham Council, Orion Books, Oxford University Press, Quarto Children’s Books, Reed International, Royal Armouries Museum, Royal Mail, Sainsburys, Tesco, ITV Yorkshire.

Picture books include: Felix and the Dragon, Angela McAllister/Jane Tattersfield, Dent Children's Books

In the Beginning, Matthew Fox/Jane Tattersfield, Godsfield Press. 

Stories of Faith, Bob Hescott/Jane Tattersfield, Channel 4 Publications.

Celebrating India, Zerbanoo Gifford/Jane Tattersfield, Channel 4 Publications.

Clothes of the Ancient World, Christina Hatt/Jane Tattersfield, Belitha Press.

Clothes of the Early Modern World, Christina Hatt/Jane Tattersfield, Belitha Press.

Sam Stars at Shakespeare’s Globe, Pauline Francis/Jane Tattersfield, Frances Lincoln Children’s Books.


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