Juliet has first class degrees in Physiology from Edinburgh University, and Illustration from Falmouth College of Arts.
Each piece begins as graphite line work. The initial drawing is scanned in, sometimes with a subtle watercolour background, and coloured digitally using Photoshop’s brushes. The strength of the lines in the image can be adjusted to the client’s wishes. Sometimes, she’ll work from a pen drawing, adding flat digital colours rather than brush work, for a bolder look.
Juliet’s work ranges from highly detailed and realistic watercolours to a much looser drawing style. More spontaneity and personality can often give a cold, scientific subject a warmer aesthetic feel that’s more appealing and accessible. She’d love to illustrate an anatomy book based on her knowledge of the human body but with the scope to pursue a more creative style. Juliet enjoys non-medical commissions too, branching into botany, zoology and even cartography.
Dorling Kindersley, Usborne Publishing, Pan Macmillan, Science Press Ltd, Chrysalis Books, Conde Nast, IPC Media Ltd, EMAP Esprit, Wellcome Trust, Royal Society of Medicine, Department of Health, Macmillan Cancer Relief, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Cancer Research UK, Arthritis Research Campaign, Alzeimer's Society, Diabetes UK, Waitrose, Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund,