hello! i’m julia “jules” scheele, a non-binary freelance illustrator, comics artist and graphic facilitator based in Glasgow. I specialise in graphic storytelling and illustrations that help translate and bring a human touch to difficult concepts.
over the last few years I have illustrated a couple of icon books’ graphic history series, most notably Queer: A Graphic History, written by Dr. Meg-John Barker. The book is available in all good book stores and also through Amazon.
other Past clients include The Guardian, Image Comics, The Edinburgh International Television Festival, Kerrang!, VICE, the bbc, The School Of Life, Open University, Close Up Research, the NHS, Red Bull, Graze, Edelman UK, Lidl, Josie Long, and Ruby Tandoh. my work has been featured in The Guardian, Dazed Digital and Digital Arts.
from 2014-2018 i ran One Beat Zines (with sarah broadhurst), a feminist zine collective and distro. currently I co-run Ghost comics festival (with joão sobral and jessica taylor), a yearly festival that showcases the work of alternative comics artists based in glasgow.