Village Fetes

Laura Barrett is a freelance illustrator based in South East London who creates intricate silhouettes influenced by the darker side of folk and fairy tales. Since graduating from University of the Arts London in 2007 her work has been commissioned by a variety of clients, including Taschen, The Guardian, Hodder & Stoughton, Brighton Festival and British Heart Foundation. Laura's illustrations have also been featured in Digital Arts Magazine, MacUser and The Mix Future Interiors.

“Knowing next to nothing about fishing originally, I spent some time observing and talking to several fishermen and after hearing many dramatic accounts I was inspired by the charm of such a relaxing and peaceful activity, and the world of excitement and action, passion and possibilities, lying just beneath the surface.”