Gurr Illustration is a partnership concentrating on educational and narrative graphics. Formed by Julia and Simon Gurr in 2007, the studio is located in Bristol, UK.
Simon is a cartoonist, narrative illustrator and storyboard artist who has been working in educational publishing for seventeen years. He has also designed web games for the Key Stage 2 curriculum and helped develop online resources for Key Stage 3 and 4 users. His first professional comics work appeared in 2000AD 1270 and with author Eugene Byrne he created three historical comic books; Brunel: A Graphic Biography, The Bristol Story and Darwin: A Graphic Biography.
Formerly a business advisor specialising in marketing, Julia trained as an art teacher and has worked (and played) with groups of all ages. A fashion & textiles graduate, she works in three dimensions (with needle and thread), as well as drawing and painting.
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