Eve Coy is a freelance illustrator and animator living in the Cotswolds, England. She is a resident artist at Prema Art Centre, and co-director of Paper & Clay Ltd.
She studied animation at Edinburgh Art School and went on to work as an animator and story artist.
After having children, Eve became thoroughly enchanted by picture books and so embarked on a masters in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. During this time she was twice highly commended in the Pan Macmillan prize. Since graduating, Eve's début picture book, LOOKING AFTER WILLIAM was published by Andersen Press and her 2nd is due out with Andersen next year.
Eve has a passion for creating warm and charming characters for children’s stories and enjoys experimenting with a range of mark making materials to create her work.
Her list of clients include; Andersen Press, Penguin Random House, Aardman Animations, Acme Studios, Beryl Productions and Candlewick Press.