Author and Illustrator Jemma Phillips
Jemma Phillips is a designer, author and illustrator. Previously an artist of children’s walls and Christmas cards, her watercolour illustrations are inspired by childhood memories, animals and the English and Australian countryside. Jemma was born in Cambridge, England then moved to Melbourne, Australia as a child. She studied at Brighton Bay School of Art, Design and Photography before doing a Bachelor of Design at Monash University. She now lives on the Mornington Peninsula with her boyfriend, Denham, their two dogs, Bailey and Diesel, and cat, Charlotte. When she is not painting she is usually cooking and walking her dogs. Bucket Sheep is Jemma’s first children’s book, and she is also the illustrator for The Incredible Edible Garden by Victoria Breheny, published in 2015.