Eve Coy is a freelance illustrator and animator living in the Cotswolds, England. She is also a co-director of Paper & Clay Ltd.
Eve studied animation at Edinburgh Art School and went on to work as an animator and story artist storyboarding on films such as “Shaun the Sheep”, “Wallace and Gromit, and "Curse of the Were Rabbit".
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.
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 début picture book, "Looking After William" was shortlisted for The Klaus Flugge award.
Her list of clients include: Andersen Press, Walker Books, Penguin Random House, Aardman Animations, Acme Studios, Beryl Productions, Abrams Books and Candlewick Press.