The Illustrator – Rob Overend

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Rob Overend has been drawing cartoons for almost forty years. He blames it on Garfield, Gary Larson and Quentin Blake.

He has always been keen to find time to create.

After studying graphic design at Central St Martin’s, he worked independently as a cartoonist and then had various creative roles within London marketing agencies.

He now lives with his wife, Laura, and his two young daughters, Isla and Lana, in Oxford. He teaches at the Dragon School, where he focuses on inspiring and empowering young children to make the world a better place through creativity and enterprise.

He writes a blog called Make a Difference Parenting which gives inspirational parenting ideas to nurture kindness and compassion and empower children of all ages to create positive change. You can learn more about Rob via LinkedIn.