Elly Jahnz - Cornish Creatives Release
Elly is an illustrator living and working in the UK. She has worked with clients as diverse as The National Trust, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, Seasalt Cornwall & The London Transport Museum. Her work is bright & bold with a focus the natural world and strong characters.
After graduating from University College Falmouth (Now Falmouth University) with a 2:1 in Illustration in 2009, Elly worked for fashion brand Seasalt for seven years as an in-house illustrator & graphic designer. Responsible for designing and developing all their packaging and providing illustrations for product she got used to dealing with a global supply chain and tight deadlines. In 2016 after a brief stint on a farm in rural Japan, Elly went freelance. She now works for clients across the UK and Europe from her studio in Falmouth.
We met up with Elly, and posed the usual set of questions for our Creative Cornwall releases and below are her answers. Enjoy!
The beer "Here, But Somewhere Else" is a big ol West Coast DIPA and will be released on Wednesday 15th September.
Explain what you do in one short sentence.
Did you study your trade and if so where?
How did you get into your groove?
How long have you been creating?
If you weren't creating what would you be doing?
What’s beyond your wildest dreams?
Why did you create these pieces for the can art?
What does Cornwall mean to you?
What’s your best piece of work and how did it come about?