Artist of the Day: Geneviève Godbout

Geneviève Godbout

Geneviève Godbout is an illustrator from Quebec who studied in Montreal and Paris before moving to London where she currently works at Disney Consumer Products and moonlights as a book illustrator and fabric designer.

Geneviève Godbout

Her soft, friendly pencil renderings and dot-eyed characters make it easy to imagine that she is an expert drawing the Disney design of Pooh Bear at her dayjob, which she mentions is one of her primary assignments.

You can see more of her work on her blog.

Geneviève Godbout

Geneviève Godbout

Geneviève Godbout


  • genevieve

    WOW ! Thank you !!!!!!!!

  • Cheese

    The picture of a girl holding a mouse reminds me of Disney’s “The Rescuers.”

    • jmahon

      Yo, if Disney’s in the market to make some sequels, there’s something they need to approach again.

  • http://www.facebook.com/gary.dunn.9256 Gary Dunn

    Talent!..What great work!

  • Gerard de Souza

    Wonderfully warm and exquisite. Love to see that final book.

  • joel brinkerhoff

    Wow, I love her stuff, just incredibly charming. I wonder if she uses colored pencils? Just lovely lovely stuff. Thanks for pointing her out.

  • Matt Cruickshank

    One of the best! And a joy to work with.

  • http://www.facebook.com/stefkardos Stephane Kardos

    Genevieve’s work is nothing short of amazing! I agree, she is on a pleasure to work with, an inspiration.

  • AndrewBolton

    these are awesome!, you should get all of these on Art Radio and make a series.

  • Zoe Wedderburn

    Genevieve is an amazing artist!! Totally standout amazing.

  • Matt Jones

    Genevieve’s work is the best! She should be working on Disney features!

  • Dana B

    That can’t be all done in colored pencil, can it? That remarkable!

    Beautiful, beautiful work :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/draw.richard Richard Bailey

    Lovely work!

  • http://twitter.com/jenhurler Jen Hurler

    This style and this medium are so perfect for each other. Will definitely have to find the children’s books she illustrated.