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Elyse Blackshaw is a London based illustrator.

Having worked as a visual communicator for clients such as Westfield London, Samsung, London Fashion Week, Fashion Scout - she composes vibrant and playful illustrations.

Eclectic by nature, her processes vary from drawing by hand, crafting collage, to digital editing and tablet illustration.  Elyse's work is intuitive and instinctive. 

Educated in a textiles practice from the Manchester School of Art's unique Embroidery BA course (2013), Elyse pursued a teaching career for many years before studying Textiles at the Royal College of Art (MA, 2021). 

Elyse continues to educate through a variety of illustration workshops. 

of fashion, figures and patterns for gallery and commercial contexts.

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of fashion illustration through workshops promoting consideration for the environment and wellbeing.


of change in retail and gallery spaces to support environmental improvement within communities.