Weitong Mai is a Chinese-born Canadian illustrator, currently based in London, UK. She graduated from the University of the Arts London with illustration bachelor degree in the summer of 2017. As a freelance illustrator, she created illustrations for both commercial and editorial uses. During her career, she had already provided illustrations for many clients, including Fever-Tree, Moleskine, Dettol, DK Books, the National Trust, etc. In the meantime, she also received some international awards, such as Communication Arts Award of Excellence, Adobe Award Top Talent, etc.
2019 Arts Council England Exceptional Talent
2019 CA Illustration Competition Award of Excellence
2019 Adobe Awards Illustration Top Talent
2019 3×3 Professional Annual No.16 Honorable Mention
2018 Ilustrarte Shortlist
2016 YCN Student Award commendation
UCCA Center for Contemporary Art
Tezign Advertising Company
Tian&Kong Advertising Company
DK Books ”Dorling Kindersley”
BBC Sky At Night
Mysterious Ways Magazine
Fortune China Magazine(HongKong)
China Citic Press
Throughly understand the brief or the story. Research for references. Draft out the line draft to visualize the ideas. Once the line drafts is approved, move on to the colour palette. Colour the illustration and add details. Finalize the outcome. Add texture and final adjustment to the artwork.