Etsy Promotion – September 2018

Hello illustration fans! Apologies for being quiet, 2018 got away from me. For the month of September 2018 I am offering 10% off all my prints at with code: SUPERPIXEL If you liked my blog post then please consider buying me a coffee! [...]

By |1st September, 2018|Articles|

A Wee Boy Called Ruan

Towards the end of 2017 the parents of two lovely wee boys got in touch with myself and Rachel McGaw to tell us that their youngest was named after Ruan from Ruan The Little Red Squirrel. Ruan (the book) was a favourite of their first child Ceard which is an honour in itself! Fulton MacGregor MSP & [...]

By |16th January, 2018|Articles|

Ian The VIP (Very Important Pug)

In November a Client asked if I would be able to create a pencil drawing of their Very Important Pug Ian. I of course said yes! After some discussion of what kind of image would work The Client sent over a few examples and we both felt that this image would be perfect. [...]

By |18th December, 2017|Articles|

A Year O’ Mindfooness!

One year ago today on the 21st of October 2016 The Wee Book O' Scottish Mindfooness by Susan Cohen & Ewan Irvine hit the shelves. I had a lot of fun working on this book & I managed to sneak plenty of illustrations of underpants! Mindfooness had a wee bit of tv fame [...]

By |21st October, 2017|Articles|

Craig Paton Illustration – 12 Awesome Scottish artists & illustrators you should be following

Hello and welcome to my first proper blog post on the recently updated! Today I'm giving a big shout out to the lovely Craig Paton who very kindly featured me on his blog over at I am incredibly humbled by being chosen for this list amongst some incredible talent. Check out the article! Furthermore you should [...]

By |19th October, 2017|Articles|


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By |18th October, 2017|Articles|

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Rowena Aitken | Children’s Book Illustrator

Based in Edinburgh, Scotland

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