Julia Bethan (or JB) is a self-taught freelance illustrator based by the sea in the UK. A former pediatric nurse, JB has great experience working with and for children of all ages. Now 3 years on she animates for children’s television, teaches children classes on drawing & expressive mark making and makes a mess at her desk. She enjoys creating work with texture, human expression, symbolism and a little humour. When she’s not covered in paint or ink, JB can be found breathing in the sea with her partner Ed or hiding her head in a book.