Graeme Laurence Compton

  • Author-illustrator
  • Cartoons
  • Graphic design
  • Picture books
  • Portraits

Graeme Compton is a visual artist and illustrator. He was born in Narrabri, North-West NSW, Australia. He has loved drawing since childhood. He works from home and has a busy practice, completing commissions for portraiture and illustrations for children’s books, along with his work as a piano teacher.

Graeme’s subjects and styles are broad, from dragons to portraits, cartoons to realism. He works in graphite, charcoal, ink, acrylic and digitally.

In 2011 and 2012 he was selected as a finalist for the Mortimer Prize for Realism. In 2013 he was awarded Grand Champion for his wo... read more