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Nicky

Nicky Johnston is the author and illustrator of children's books. A mum to four boys, and artist and educator, Nicky is passionate about raising awareness of mental health in children.

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Author vs Illustrator – The Perfect Partnership

June 04, 2017 | Announcement Author:

Thank you to Paul Russell  (author of Grandma Forgets launching in August 2017) who put together this cool little clip, to make me (the illustrator) feel very special!

I just want to note that he hasn’t included the countless hours, …


Grandma Forgets – Cover Reveal!

April 20, 2017 | Announcement Author:

Working on a new children’s book is like finding out you are pregnant but not able to share it with the world just yet….. lots of excitement, joy and waiting, and then the moment you can announce its impending arrival!…


The Fix-It Man – My Illustration Process

February 27, 2017 | Announcement, Illustration Author:

 

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The moment I read Dimity’s manuscript I was connected. The visuals of the characters, scenes and sub-stories came with such ease that my initial concept roughs were almost completed before the contracts had actually been signed!…


The Fix-It Man – Book Launch Details

February 19, 2017 | Announcement Author:

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SAVE THE DATE

The Fix-It Man is finally here!

The Fix-It Man is beautiful hard cover book written by Dimity Powell and illustrated by me (Nicky Johnston).

This picture book takes a poignant look at the way a young girl …


Brave Danny – New Children’s Book

November 26, 2016 | Announcement Author:

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Brave Danny

For teachers, parents and service professionals

Australian children’s author Robin Adolphs, illustrator Nicky Johnston and the National Rural Women’s Coalition are proud to release a new children’s book called Brave Danny.

This book brings the subject of


Brave Danny – Book Launch

November 25, 2016 | Launch Author:

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Last night was the launch of ‘Brave Danny’ written by Robin Adolphs and illustrated by me! The team from National Rural Women’s Coalition organised a wonderful event in Melbourne to celebrate the official release of this children’s book.

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2016 Art Auction: 52-Week Illustration Challenge

November 22, 2016 | 52 Week Illustration Challenge Author:

I am thrilled to share some delightful artwork created by the members of 52-Week Illustration Challenge.

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Artworks are listed in photo albums under each artist’s name – you can see the entire range HERE

Original and prints are available and …


Nicky Johnston

Nicky is a children's book author and illustrator. She is the creative director of 52-week Illustration Challenge, inspiring others to connect with their creative souls.

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