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Martin Ursell - Senior Lecturer in Illustration

Martin Ursell

Senior Lecturer in Illustration

Personal website: www.martinursell.com

 

Martin Ursell has illustrated many books for children including the award winning SONG OF PENTECOST by W.J.Corbett.  He has illustrated stories by Roald Dahl, Marina Warner, Dick King Smith and Terry Jones and is the illustrator of the best selling GRUSOME series.  Martin was a regular illustrator for the children's TV programme JACKANORY and his own story, HAIRY HAIRY was televised by the BBC.  Martin has taught illustration at Chelsea School of Art and ran the foundation visual communication area at Croydon College.  He has taught on the BA programme at the Surrey Institute and is currently a 2nd year tutor on the illustration and animation BA course at Kingston University.  He was a frequent visiting illustrator for The National Federation of Children's Books, South East Arts and Kent Young Peoples Services.  Martin's picture books include a book with best selling author Julia Donaldson FOLLOW THE SWALLOW.  He also worked with children's Laureate Anne Fine on her HOME LIBRARY scheme.  His work features in ALPHABET GALLERY a compilation of twenty-six of the most successful children's illustrators working today.

Martin Ursell's Research in University Repository

There and back again

Moore, Alex , Khan, Shazleen , Cooper-Davies, Amber , Campbell, Fred , Clauge, Adam , Du Plessis, Summer , Bessa, Riccardo , Howard-Foster, Molly , Foreman, Robyn , Allen, Zanna , Duncan, Daniel , ...

Documenting through drawing during a field trip to Maurituis working with the Science and Technology Department in conjunction with Lee Durrell

Ursell, Martin , Eveleigh, Aldous and Thomas, Peter (2017) Documenting through drawing during a field trip to Maurituis working with the Science and Technology Department in conjunction with Lee...

Mauritius drawing exhibition

Eveleigh, Aldous , Ursell, Martin and Thomas, Peter (2017) Mauritius drawing exhibition. [Show/Exhibition] ...

Images resulting from a drawing and painting trip to Mauritius

Eveleigh, Aldous , Ursell, Martin and Thomas, Peter (2017) Images resulting from a drawing and painting trip to Mauritius. [Artefact] ...

The nature of the beast

Ursell, Martin (2016) The nature of the beast. In: 7th International Illustration Research Symposium - Shaping the View: Understanding Landscape through Illustration, 10-11 Nov 2016, Edinburgh...

Keeping sketchbooks at The House Of Illustration

Ursell, Martin , Carter, Philip , Summat, Donald and Vernon Lord, John (2016) Keeping sketchbooks at The House Of Illustration. [Show/Exhibition] ...

Zoo time

Ursell, Martin (2016) Zoo time. Old Lionhouse Press, UK. . [Book] ...

Keeping sketchbooks

Ursell, Martin (2016) Keeping sketchbooks. The Crowood Press, Ramsbury. ISBN 9781785001086. [Book] ...

A traveller's year [front cover artwork]

Ursell, Martin (2015) A traveller's year [front cover artwork]. [Artefact] ...

Illustrated envelope in "Pushing the envelope" exhibition

Ursell, Martin (2015) Illustrated envelope in "Pushing the envelope" exhibition. [Artefact] ...

Illustrations for the story "The tale of the trawler man" in: Tales from the Deep: volume 1, story by Fred Campbell illustrated by Drawn Chorus Collective

Ursell, Martin and Campbell, Fred (2014) Illustrations for the story "The tale of the trawler man" in: Tales from the Deep: volume 1, story by Fred Campbell illustrated by Drawn Chorus Collectiv...