Hello! I’m a burgeoning children’s book illustrator and writer. I live in north London with my husband and our lovely cat.
I started creating illustrations specifically for home decor as a creative outlet while I work on my skills and picture book ideas in the background. I’ve been marketing and selling my artwork for a little over a year now and am loving every exciting and frustrating bit of running my (very small) business. I work full time as a primary school teacher, and I spend the evenings and weekends drawing, painting, at markets or noodling around on social media.
I sell at increasingly more markets, particularly in the late spring, summer and winter, so keep an eye on my Events page; I might turn up in your neck of the woods one of these days! In the meantime, have a browse of my artwork on Etsy and Not on the High Street (see Shop section) or say hello on Twitter or Instagram (@victojeiro
VictoriaDraws and the sea
As an artist who is hugely inspired by the natural world, in particular the sea and all it’s inhabitants, I am deeply saddened and angered by the damage we’re doing to the world’s oceans. I can’t bear the thought of a world where beautiful creatures like blue whales and hammerhead sharks no longer exist, because we have destroyed their homes.
I have been shocked at the impact our use of plastics has had on the sea. For my part in the fight against single-use plastics I have made sure I use only recyclable packaging, or packaging made from recyclable materials – even my cellophane wrapping is recyclable!
To help spread awareness of how we can do more to protect our seas I have committed to donating 10% of the profits of a number of my prints to the Marine Conservation Society. See my Etsy or Not on the High Street storefronts for more details.
Thank you for your support.