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Elyse Blackshaw is a London based artist and fashion illustrator.

Her services include live portraits, brand collaborations, public artwork, and workshops.

Since leaving the Royal College of Art in 2021, Elyse has been commissioned by a diverse range of high profile clients such as Selfridges, Westfield London, Samsung and the London Edition Hotel.  Elyse has an life long love for London based designers and has documented London Fashion Week shows for 10 years , drawing live at catwalk shows for designers such as Ashish, Pam Hogg, Edward Crutchley, Patrick McDowell and Shrimps.

Elyse regularly holds live illustration sessions and is a visiting lecturer for the Manchester School of Art and the University for the Creative Arts. Her colourful workshops are often desired due to Elyse's ability to engage all participants to explore line, colour, scale and collage.

Alongside fashion events, Elyse is often involved in social impact projects where she shares the art of fashion illustration with local communities. Coming from a small town in Greater Manchester, Elyse is passionate about providing creative opportunities for all. Clients include CRISIS,  Sketch Appeal, Wandsworth Borough Council, Banbury  Business Improvement District, and  Action for Refugees in Lewisham. 

Get in touch

To discuss commissions, collaborations and workshops email

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