from Braintree, Essex
Amy Cook is a wildlife artist and pattern designer inspired by nature, especially animals and birds. She captures the essence of local British wildlife in her delicate illustrations and paintings, which tell the animals' stories. Growing up in the Essex countryside, observing wild animals on walks, influenced her connection to nature. Her work aims to inspire people who care about the natural world's future. Amy's compositions and pattern designs have a whimsical narrative or educate people on issues such as endangered species and environmental concerns. Her work uses a combination of hand-rendered and digital media techniques, including watercolor, gouache, collage, fine art pens, and Photoshop.