Artist Statement

I commission surface pattern designs and illustrations, working closely with my clients to create artwork in my signature style but unique to you. I have been known to use gouache, pencils and fineliner for my creations, however I’m really enjoying designing digitally at the moment. Having previously worked as a graphic designer I am able to utilise these skills to offer a wide range of versatile designs. So if you have your own dreams and visions then my custom pattern designs and custom illustrations are perfect for you. With an easy collaborative process we can work together to design you some original artwork.

I have a growing collection of playful and colourful surface pattern designs that are currently open for licensing, with a portfolio available to be emailed upon request. I also have an online pattern library coming soon. Sign up to my newsletter below to be the first to gain priority access when my new pattern library launches. If you have any queries or would like to discuss licensing prior to the launch feel free to email me at christylouart@gmail.com

I have partnered with Cloth Cuts (a Brisbane based fabric business) who are printing a selection of my surface pattern designs on beautiful digitally printed fabric. You can choose from a large range of bases including cotton, linen, canvas and more.

I illustrated my first children's story book ‘My Magic Rainbow Book’ which was released in October 2021 and I have just released my second children’s story book called ‘Dads’. It has been a delight hearing how my illustrations have brought happiness, connection and confidence to so many children. I also released my first range of greeting cards in 2021 called ‘Heart Tales’. There are 8 glorious cards in this range with more to be released soon.

I also commission original paintings in all sizes and work closely with my clients to create intuitive, fun, individual pieces.

I really just love creating art that makes people smile, so I hope you feel joy through my patterns, illustrations, paintings, greeting cards and children’s story books.

Thanks for visiting and taking the time to learn a bit more about me. Feel free to get in touch if you’d like to work together to create some magic.

Christy Lou x