Tatiana Vovchek is a Lisbon-based freelance illustrator who specializes in children illustrations, animal illustrations, and fashion-style people portraits. 

I have 6+ years of experience as an illustrator, specializing in children illustrations and pet illustrations; a graphic designer, specializing in book layout design, branding and logo design.
I have 10+ years of previous experience as a web & graphic designer in IT companies in Odessa, Ukraine where I gradually reached the position of Art Director. Further, I relocated to Paris, France where I worked as a web designer in an IT company called Holidog.

I work with the same clients for years. It is a great opportunity to polish the visual brand of the company so that the series of products will look unified in branding:
Holidog (7+ years)
Hector Kitchen (6+ years)
Plume (6+ years)
Frau Hilda (2+ years)
Leaders Publishing (3 years)
Other clients with who I was glad to work on a small project:
4 Seasons Hotel Montreal, Touro University California, New Generation Hub, Photofunia, The Move, Grin, IQ Friends, Trailblazing Tails, All Paws Massage.
You can read client testimonials in my Instagram highlight "Reviews": View testimonials.
Besides commercial illustration, I am also an artist. I create fine art and while traveling I make lots of live sketches with watercolor and ink of the places I visit. 
I participate in art exhibitions and I curate the art community Urban Sketchers Odessa. I also teach watercolor sketching in a local art studio in Lisbon - Art Zone Global.
meet Tatiana Vovchek, illustrator behind Tati Illustrations
fashion illustration of stylish women, laptop of Tatiana Vovchek, microsoft surface book preview
Let's work together!​​​​​​​
For work inquiries please contact me using the contact form below or write to my email at t.vovchek@gmail.com, and I will get back to you during one working day.
Thank you!
children illustration for the book about famous painter Renoir by Tatiana Vovchek

Children illustration for the book about famous painter Renoir. Tatiana Vovchek, Plume, 2020.


In 2008 year I finished Odessa Art School by K. Kostandi.
In 2009 year I gained my Masters degree in Computer science which I finished with honours at Odessa National University by I.Mechnikov.
In 2009 I finished web design course at Odessa Computer Academy ‘Step’.
In 2012 I finished web design course at Odessa Learning Center ‘Design Class’.
In 2014-2015 years I took private lessons on oil painting and academic drawing from artists Maria Guryanova, Sergey Bozhko, attended group lessons at Odessa art studio “Shtrikh”, made lots of paintings en pleinaire.
In 2016 I finished online watercolour course and illustration for beginners course at Kalacheva school.
In 2017 I took 3 online art classes at SVS Learn Art School.
In 2018 I took offline workshop from Victoria Semykina, award winning children’s books author and illustrator.
In 2018 I took offline workshop from Sergiy Maidukov, Kyiv based illustrator working for The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian etc.
In 2021 I took online illustration course from Anya Kuvarzina, former lecturer at CSVPA​​​​​​​, UK and illustrator at Bright Agency.

August 2022 - 5 of my works participated in a group exhibition of Lisbon aspiring artists in Le Consulat hotel in Lisbon, Portugal.
June 2022 - 5 of my works participated in the group exhibition of 12 Ukrainian artists in Oldenburg, Germany with the goal to collect funds to support Ukraine during the war. Three of my works were sold at the exhibition and in total organizers collected 4240EUR for a good cause.
October 2021 - I participated in the autumn group exhibition at Bleshyunov Odessa museum. 4 of my illustrations from the book "Odessa Funny Guide for Kids" were selected together with other Ukrainian artists and illustrators accompanying the exposition of author dolls of Alexander Bessarabov.
August 2021 - 'Collage passage' group collage art exhibition at Gallery 202 in Odessa, Ukraine.
January 2020 - I participated in the group exhibition of urban sketchers Odessa and the drink &draw community at Bleshyunov Odessa museum. 12 of my best illustrations were presented at the exhibition together with 14 other artists.
October 2019 - I participated in the exhibition of Odessa Urban sketchers group which was an open-air exhibition with 14 artists participating.
August 2019 - I participated in an open-air group exhibition of Urban Sketchers Odessa at Shevchenko Park.
December 2016 - 3 of my works participated in the Christmas exhibition “Awaiting Masquerade” at Odessa Bleshyunov Museum.
November 2016 - my illustration participated at the “SketchFest 2016” an offline exhibition held in Moscow, Russia.

June 2022 - now - I teach watercolor sketching and lead watercolor art workshops for beginners artists & illustrators in Lisbon area with ArtZone Global.
May 2021 - November 2021 - I was teaching fashion illustration basics course for fashion designers and illustrators at UDM fashion school in Odessa, Ukraine.
June 2019 -“Odessa funny guide for kids” children’s book was chosen as “The best book of the fair at the category ‘Odessika’” at 20th Ukrainian book fair in Odessa region. There were 100+ participants at the competition and about 9 winners in different categories.
January 2017 - I was teaching a watercolour sketching course held at local Odessa studio.
May 2017 - “Alice Cat Alphabet” picture book won as the best project at official Behance Portfolio review held in Odessa, Ukraine.
July 2016 - my illustrations were selected to the final among 50 artists with 150,000 participants of the sketching festival organised by Kalacheva Online Art School.

Member, Illustrators For Hire, since 2022

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