PUBLISHED WORK

Illustration

EDITORIAL ILLUSTRATION, LANDSCAPES & INCIDENTALS: BRITTANY FERRIES, GUARDIAN LABS
Brief: To create a series of painterly, watercolour images evoking the atmosphere of past holidays in Brittany as well as depicting the iconic landscape to accompany text by Joanne Harris. Colour palette in golden tones. See it in full here.

Illustration (c) Ella Johnston, Brittany Ferries, Guardian Labs 2017
Illustration (c) Ella Johnston, Brittany Ferries, Guardian Labs 2017
Illustration (c) Ella Johnston, Brittany Ferries, Guardian Labs 2017
Illustration (c) Ella Johnston, Brittany Ferries, Guardian Labs 2017


BOOK ILLUSTRATION & DESIGN, LANDSCAPES: EST COLLECTED REPORTS FROM EAST ANGLIA, DUNLIN PRESS
Brief: Using black ink only, to create a suite abstract images that evoke a sense of landscape and place to go alongside a range of different stories, essays and poems that explore the region of East Anglia. It was important to create a consistent look and feel from cover to contents across the entire publication. For more see here

Illustration and design by Ella Johnston. Est, Collected Reports from East Anglia, Dunlin Press.
Illustration and design by Ella Johnston. Est, Collected Reports from East Anglia, Dunlin Press.
Est, Collected Reports from East Anglia illustrated by Ella Johnston
Est, Collected Reports from East Anglia illustrated by Ella Johnston
Est, Collected Reports from East Anglia illustrated by Ella Johnston
Est, Collected Reports from East Anglia illustrated by Ella Johnston

BOOK ILLUSTRATION AND DESIGN: THE MIGRANT WADERS, DUNLIN PRESS
Brief: To create a 21-strong collection of wading bird and shorebird drawings on a plain white background. Birds needed to be immediately recognisable and all drawings had to have a consistent style in order to work as a collection, while also being able to be used as stand-alone pieces. Read more about the process here

The Migrant Waders, Illustration by Ella Johnston
The Migrant Waders, Illustration by Ella Johnston
The Migrant Waders, Illustration by Ella Johnston
The Migrant Waders, Illustration by Ella Johnston


MAGAZINE PRESS COVERAGE ELLE DECORATION

Press Coverage, Illustrated Stationery Collection, Elle Decoration
Press Coverage, Illustrated Stationery Collection, Elle Decoration


MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION HOMEMAKER

Herb illustrations, Homemaker Magazine, May 2015
Herb illustrations, Homemaker Magazine, May 2015


MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION BOOTS HEALTH AND BEAUTY

Handwriting Boots Health and Beauty, October 2010
Handwriting Boots Health and Beauty, October 2010


MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION THE EIGHTY EIGHT

Butterfly motif and background pattern, The Eighty Eight, December 2013
Butterfly motif and background pattern, The Eighty Eight, December 2013


JOURNAL ILLUSTRATION FIREWORDS

Bird illustrations, Firewords Quarterly Winter 2014
Bird illustrations, Firewords Quarterly Winter 2014

Writing

Decorator's Diary, Homemaker Magazine, December 2015
Decorator’s Diary, Homemaker Magazine, December 2015
Why I love, Homemaker Magazine. April 2015
Why I love, Homemaker Magazine. April 2015
Decorator's Diary, Homemaker Magazine, May 2015
Decorator’s Diary, Homemaker Magazine, May 2015
Homemaker Notes, April 2015
Homemaker Notes, April 2015
Origami Showcase, July 2013
Origami Showcase, PaperCrafter Magazine, July 2013
Illustration round up, PaperCrafter Magazine, December 2013
Illustration round up, PaperCrafter Magazine, December 2013. Frame and border illustration by Ella Johnston.
Floral display ideas, Homemaker magazine, January 2016. Words, makes and styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography.
Floral display ideas, Homemaker magazine, January 2016. Words, makes and styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography.
Floral display ideas, Homemaker magazine, January 2016. Words, makes and styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography.
Floral display ideas, Homemaker magazine, January 2016. Words, makes and styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography.
Chef Wedding Feast Ideas, Wedding Day Magazine
Chef Wedding Feast Ideas, Wedding Day Magazine
Create your Christmas. PaperCrafter Magazine, December 2014. Words, projects and styling by Ella Johnston
Create your Christmas. PaperCrafter Magazine, December 2014. Words, projects and styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography
Intro to Screenprinting feature for Homemaker.
Intro to Screenprinting feature for Homemaker.

Craft Projects

Ways with MDF letters using decoupage and painting techniques, Homemaker magazine, March 2014
Ways with MDF letters using decoupage and painting techniques, Homemaker magazine, March 2014. Styling and project by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography.
Update a shelf with Deco Art Paint Homemaker magazine,
Update a shelf with Deco Art Chalk paint for Homemaker. Words, project and styling, Ella Johnston. Photography, Cliqq Photography
Stitched handwarmers, Homemaker Magazine, December 2015
Stitched handwarmers, Homemaker Magazine, December 2015. Project and Styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography
Easy printing projects, Homemaker Magazine, April 2015. Projects and Styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography.
Easy printing projects, Homemaker Magazine, April 2015. Words, projects and Styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography.
Lavender heart sachets and polymer clay gift tags, Homemaker Magazine, March 2014. Project and Styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography
Lavender heart sachets and polymer clay gift tags, Homemaker Magazine, March 2014. Words, project and Styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography
Gold leaf vases Homemaker Magazine, July 2015. Words, projects and styling by Ella Johnston
Gold leaf vases Homemaker Magazine, July 2015. Words, projects and styling by Ella Johnston Photography by Cliqq Photography
Stamped wrapping PaperCrafter Magazine, Dec 2014. Words, projects and styling by Ella Johnston
Stamped wrapping PaperCrafter Magazine, Dec 2014. Words, projects and styling by Ella Johnston Photography by Cliqq Photography
Origami Flower How-To, PaperCrafter, June 2013
Origami Flower How-To, PaperCrafter, June 2013 Photography by Cliqq Photography
Lace indented clay bowls, Homemaker Magazine, May 2014. Project and Styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography
Lace indented clay bowls, Homemaker Magazine, May 2014. Project and Styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography
Christmas gift wrap ideas Homemaker magazine November 2015
Christmas gift wrap ideas Homemaker magazine November 2015 Words, project and Styling by Ella Johnston. Photography by Cliqq Photography

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