First Hand — “It takes work to get work” – illustrator Robbie Cathro looks back on his first year since graduating
Graduating with a first-class honours in illustration from the University of the West of England last year, Robbie Cathro has been based in Bristol ever since. His lively portfolio, full of evocative scenes and characters, has grown to include work for clients such as Airbnb, The Natural History Museum and Anorak Magazine. But setting up life as a professional illustrator has come with its own set of twists, turns and triumphs. Here he shares his experiences, and some guiding words of reassurance for students headed towards the end of their course.
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