- Book illustration
- Private commissions & house portraits
- Corporate clients & advertising
- Food & drink illustration
- Magazine illustration
- How to commission a painting
Julie has been commissioned by most of the major UK publishers, illustrating countless bookjackets for authors ranging from Noel Streatfield, Jamila Gavin, Enid Blyton & James Herriot.
She is also the author & illustrator of children’s picture books published by the prestigious Andersen Press in the UK, Sweden, Denmark, South Korea, Canada and Australia.
For more of Julie’s book covers, please view the additional page.
Private commissions & house portraits
Julie has been commissioned to create paintings for homes, boardrooms, golf courses, retirements, graduations, weddings and interior design projects big and small. See our ‘How to Commission A Painting’ page for more details or visit our studio and art gallery at 59 Watergate Row South, Chester.
Corporate clients & advertising
Julie has over 30 years experience painting bespoke commissions for corporate clients worldwide, including The Post Office, Royal Life Insurance, British Telecom, ICI, The NHS, Singapore Airlines and Teachers Whisky.
Food & drink illustration
You’ve probably seen Julie’s illustrations in your supermarket. Julie Colclough has been commissioned to paint packaging illustrations for a huge range of ice creams, cereals, sweets, fruit & teabags for various well-known brands and supermarkets.
An illustrator’s life is never boring!
After graduating in illustration, Julie began her career as a freelance artist illustrating many books and magazine articles for clients such as The Sunday Times and What Car.
For more information about commissioning a painting from Julie, see our dedicated page how to commission a painting.