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Eilidh Muldoon

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Contact: eilidhmuldoodles@hotmail.com
Local authority: East Lothian
Languages: English
Eilidh Muldoon's headshot

I grew up in a small town by the sea called North Berwick. After gaining an undergraduate degree in Art History, I went on to study MFA Illustration at Edinburgh College of Art, graduating in June 2013 and returning as illustrator in residence the following year.

I now teach part time at the college, run creative workshops with people of all ages and work freelance from my wee home studio. After many years living in Edinburgh I have moved back to the seaside with my husband and my very silly dog.

In 2014, I illustrated a picture book for Scottish Book Trust, which was distributed to children all over Scotland as part of the Bookbug scheme. Since then I have illustrated colouring and activity books for Birlinn, Arcturus and Nosy Crow. I have also illustrated many book covers and am in the process of illustrating my first self-authored picture book. I am interested in pattern, the decorative arts and the power of images to enhance storytelling. (Photo credit: Robin Mair)

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Midlothian; North Ayrshire; Perth and Kinross; Scottish Borders; Stirling; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Live drawing; Mentoring; Panel event; Residency; Talk; Workshop

Audience can work with

Reluctant readers; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts)

Topics of work

Adventure; Animals; Childhood; Coasts, seas & oceans; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Family; Fantasy; First experiences for younger readers; Friendship; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Human rights; Nature; Picture books; Rhyming books for younger readers

Age groups published for

Children; Teens

Age groups can work with

3-5; 6-8; 9-11

Audience size

0-10; 11-30