Tonwen studied Illustration at Central Saint Martins and more recently completed her MA in Sequential Design & Illustration at Brighton University.
Tonwen works as a freelance illustrator and has recently moved to Newhaven where she can see the ferries coming in and out of the harbour from her studio. She also has a cosy attic studio in Seaford who she shares with other fellow illustrators and designers.
If she's not creating hand drawn maps, then she's creating collage work, often referencing her large collection of 50's magazines in which she searches for images, objects and textures to manipulate her surrealist creations, revealing her comical take on everyday life. She also likes to draw complex pattern motifs in ink or pen mixing styles and techniques.