CHRIS ODGERS, ASSOCIATE LECTURER
After graduating from Falmouth University in 1999, Chris Odgers has over 20 years experience within the illustration industry. Working across a broad spectrum of disciplines from informational, editorial, packaging and clothing to graphic novels, skateboards and album covers. He was also an in-house medical illustrator for the NHS. However, Chris’ true passion lies within narrative illustration.
Along with his commercial book work Chris operates his own publishing company, Sawhorse Books, which serves as a platform to publish his own self written and illustrated hardback picture books. Of which to date, number four, with a fifth in production. His personal paintings have also been part of gallery exhibitions in London, Berlin and Iceland.
EXAMPLES OF PRACTICE
David Lynch portrait, personal work, 2019
Louis Armstrong portrait, private commission, 2020
‘Ghost Fish’, Album cover artwork, 2012
Illustration from ‘The Bone Yard Ballet’ picture book, 2013 Sawhorse Books
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