Chris Saunders was born in the North East UK, where he lives and works today.
He studied Illustration at The University of Northampton receiving a First Class BA Honours Degree; previously Chris attained an Art and Design Foundation Studies National Diploma with Distinction. Chris was also awarded the 2010 e-Creative nomination for new talent in the field of illustration.
Chris has illustrated multiple children’s books to date; working with publishing houses from around the world.
He has worked on a variety of projects including book covers, greetings cards and character development. Chris has also contributed to a national craft magazine as well as illustrating craft products sold online and via televised shopping channels.
Chris works both digitally and traditionally, describing his work as having an emphasis on storytelling; using imagination, whimsy, detail and atmosphere combined with exaggerated physics.