Nina Cosford Illustration - berets

G-IRL (style)

G-IRL (Girl In Real Life).   From wardrobe malfunctions, to dressing any age but your own, these self-initiated drawings explore the various (and hilarious) conundrums girls face when dealing with style.   Many of these are available as signed, giclée prints here....

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Nina Cosford Illustration - nc sketchbook

The Nina Cosford Sketchbook

“I believe a sketchbook is for everyone. I love how it can be a visual collection of ideas, inspirations and experiments. And when it’s finished, it becomes a priceless time capsule to look back on, in the future.” - Nina Cosford   Nina is an avid sketchbook enthusiast - yet finding the perfect one has been a lifelong quest. There wasn’t any one product that had the right size, paper, feel or price...

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Nina Cosford Illustration - buns

G-IRL (hair)

G-IRL (Girl In Real Life).   From the sudden transition from fluffy to greasy hair to revolutionary parting changes (that no one notices), these self-initiated drawings playfully explore the conundrums of styling hair.   Many of these are available as signed, giclée prints here....

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Nina Cosford Illustration - mongolia


One of Nina's huge passions in life is to travel and when it's combined with drawing, she couldn't be happier!   Nina has drawn her way around over 30 countries including Mexico, Iceland, Mongolia, Australia, the US, Taiwan, Canada, South Korea and Russia. Often her partner Ali captures these trips through film - see the playlist here!   On each trip, she fills a small travel journal with notes, diary entries, drawings and mementos. These are gathered up in a line on a shelf in her studio, on the shelf below her sketchbooks which are all archived.    ...

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Nina Cosford Illustration - sex education netflix

Fan Art

Some of Nina's most popular or successful projects have come out of making fan art.   From her GIRLS Illustrated blog (in response to the hit HBO show GIRLS) to various other responses to shows including Stranger Things and Sex Education, here are some examples from over the years...

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Nina Cosford Illustration - journal sketchbook


A selection of some of Nina's sketchbook pages.   Nina uses a sketchbook for almost everything. From taking notes at talks, to people-watching on public transport, trying out art materials and techniques to being out and about and exploring the world - it's a huge part of Nina's creative process and her favourite medium!   Since the beginning of the pandemic until the end of 2020, Nina hosted weekly Sketchbook Tours on her Instagram channel. Not only was a great opportunity to revisit her old archives but it was also something to share with her followers in a super informal, chatty way as she narrated it all.    Watch Nina's Sketchbook Tours here!  ...

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Nina Cosford Illustration - live portraits

Live Portraits

One of Nina's favourite things to draw is people.   Whenever she has the chance, Nina hosts Live Portraits events when travelling to different countries where she does meet and greets, signs books and draws people's faces.   She has hosted events in New York, Moscow, Seoul, Los Angeles, Toronto, Taiwan, Portland and Hong Kong....

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Nina Cosford Illustration - Gif Stickers


A selection of animated GIFS made by Nina.   Available on Instagram GIF stickers (search "nina cosford") and on Nina's GIPHY page....

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