Tim Bye is an artist and illustrator with a passion for children’s books

He has been illustrating professionally since 2006 and has experience with caricature, live art, illustrating for educational resources, leading workshops and, of course, children’s picture books!

His work has an emphasis on light and colour, playful mark making and fun textures – work that draws the viewer in and takes them to the heights of their imagination
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Why choose Tim as your illustrator?
Fantastic Eye for Detail
Tim isn't just good at painting, his keen eye for perfection means he is always looking to include fun details
Talk with Tim directly
We can set up face to face meetings with Tim or you can email at any time to make sure your vision is captured
Unlimited revisions
We never charge extra for edits or revisions because we know how important it is to create perfect illustrations you will love forever


A guide to pricing


Full page illustration


A full colour illustration that completely covers one page. Includes background, lots of detail and unlimited characters


    HALF page illustration


    A full colour illustration that fills half of one page. Includes multiple characters and the background usually fades out




      A smaller, less detailed illustration that stands alone on a page. Includes limited characters and no background

        All prices are a rough guide only
        For a full, custom made quote based on your specific needs, please email

        We would love to hear your ideas!

        We would love to hear about your ideas and stories - let's create something special!