Shirley the Professional Illustrator

Shirley is a very experienced professional illustrator working since 1997 for international publishers, authors and private clients. Her work has been included in all types of publications with topics ranging from children’s stories, classical and modern literature, English and Chinese language learning materials, self help series, finance, business, Life style to religion philosophies.

Shirley specialises in hand-rendered vibrant line work and bright watercolour washes with a joyous dose of fun and humour. She always looks forward to bringing a smile to people’s face with playful illustrations. Shirley also loves challenging briefs.

Shirley is also a CELTA qualified English teacher. She obtained the qualification in The Bell Language School, Norwich, UK in 2002. Shirley has also been teaching English since 2002 in Taiwan and the UK.

As for educational qualifications, in 1997 Shirley graduated from Tunghai University in Taichung, Taiwan with a BA in Fine Art, going on to obtain an MA in Illustration from the University of Central England, Birmingham, UK in 2000.




長芳畢業於臺灣東海大學美術系,並在英國取得中英格蘭大學插畫碩士。另在2002年於英國的The Bell Language School取得劍橋英語教學資格(CELTA)。除了畫插畫以外,長芳也在英國、台北從事英語教學。