Violeta aka Viu

Children's illustrator and graphic designer

Hey there, I’m Violeta, but people often call me Viu (bee-u). I’m an illustrator and graphic designer currently based in sunny Barcelona.

Since I was old enough to hold a pencil with my hand I’ve never stopped drawing. I’ve always had a passion for nice design as well and, for that reason, I ended studying graphic design at BAU, Escola Superior de Disseny in Barcelona, where I learned the fundamentals of design; later I specialized on Illustration at Escola JOSO, also in Barcelona.
I always apply my knowledge of both worlds in my work.

My main interest lies in children’s illustration and editorial illustration and design. I like to experiment with styles and techniques, this means I can be very versatile with my illustrations.

In my free time, I like to work on personal projects to stay creative, go for a nice walk, collect illustrated books or listen to live music whenever I can.

If you are interested in my work, have a project or if you just want to say hi, feel free to send me an email.

What I can do for you:

Illustration

Editorial design

Web design (HTML & CSS)

Motion Graphics

Character design

Photography

Exhibitions

  • Prize for Illustration 2017: Sounds of the City, London Transport Museum, London.
  • Cartells de la Festa Major de Gràcia, Seu de la Festa Major de Gràcia, Barcelona.

Features

  • TimeOut Barcelona
  • BCN Creativa
  • Poolga
  • Piensa, es gratis
  • Etsy Find of the Day
  • Xarxa de Biblioteques de les comarques de Lleida
  • Sleepy Days