what we do

From illustrating species to producing infographics, sourcing top quality images to drawing detailed maps, Lonely Cottage can help you with all your illustration and imaging needs. Commission us to create striking illustrations, or ask us to help select the right kind of image for your production from our portfolio of extensive contacts. We provide detailed and clear quotes that outline the stages of your project.

our expertise

Lonely Cottage Productions is run by Helen Walsh, an experienced illustrator and photographer, with a deep knowledge of natural history and science communication. Whether capturing a moment in time or making a message zing, Helen is equally as comfortable behind a camera or a computer. She is a widely published illustrator and photographer, working on a variety of projects from species identification drawings to stock nature and travel images.

how we can help you

Take a browse around our Portfolio to see some of the projects Lonely Cottage has been involved in – it might give you some bright ideas! Working with a range of clients, we’ve got more than 15 years’ experience of imaging, creating everything from detailed infographics, to spot illustrations for wider design jobs. From stoats to stiles, beaches to buildings, if you’re looking for that perfect picture, we’re sure we can help!
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Helen illustrated and laid out our literary magazine, ‘Hearing Voices,’ beautifully. Because of her work on the publication, we received excellent feedback from our contributors, members and other authors. We were overjoyed with the result.
Jonathan Taylor, Author and Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, University of Leicester