Cinders McLeod is the creator of street prophet book and strip Broomie Law. Her editorial, features, regular and one-off illustrations have appeared in The Guardian, The Express, The Observer, The Independent on Sunday, The Glasgow Herald, Scotland on Sunday, The Globe and Mail, CBC, Macleans, The Ottawa Citizen and numerous adult and children’s publications and advertising campaigns. Her work has been recognized by the Society of Newpaper Design, National Magazine Awards, National Newspaper Awards, Advertising and Design Club of Canada, Thames Television and The Guinness Book of Records. She was educated at Harrow College, London, (Film, Photography, Television, BaHons) and Dartington College, England (Art in a Social Context, Dip HE, Distinction). Her art has been exhibited in Britain and Europe.
She recently left The Globe and Mail newspaper, where she worked as a designer, art director and illustrator, to focus on her own projects which include a historical graphic novel, children’s books and animation. "I'm a Girl!" and "I'm a Boy!" were published by HarperCollins in March 2014. They encourage children to challenge gender roles and embrace themselves. Available wherever eBooks are sold.
Cinders is also a singer | songwriter | doublebassist, with a cd (Beyond our Means) on Billy Bragg's Utility Label.
Client List Includes
Billy Bragg, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Productions Grand Nord, Ian McLaren, Thames Television, Decode, Welfare State Theatre Company, Amnesty International, European Commission, Arts Council of Great Britain, Gulbenkian Foundation, Association for Charitable Organizations, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organizations, Harper Collins, Luath Press, Youth Clubs U.K, Legal Aid, Glasgow University, Glasgow School of Art, Ontario College of Arts, Oxford Debating Society, London Cartoon Centre, Cartoon Art Trust, Comics Journal, Fanny, Reactor Girl, Pentagon Centre, Pointsize Design, Bowie Castlebank, The Guardian, The Express, The Observer, The Independent on Sunday, The Glasgow Herald, Scotland on Sunday, The Globe and Mail, The Ottawa Citizen, City Limits, Macleans, Rogers
Cinders McLeod's Shop: www.etsy.com/shop/cindersmcleod
Contact email@example.com for:
- Prints of images on this website
- Prints from images on her blog (My Life as a Sketchbook)
- Prints from the Little Red Book of Broomie Law
- Special commissions, including portraits
- Special prices for multiple purchases of The Little Red Book of Broomie Law
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