shirley copperwhite is an illustrator based in dublin, ireland. shirley worked as a graphic designer for 20 years, and now as a mum of two and spends her day while the children are at school working on designs and illustrations. she says her children and their friends are her inspiration and her best critics! shirley has also been greatly inspired by the work of irish stained glass artist and illustrator harry clarke, as well as charley harper and tricia guild. see more work from shirley online here.