Jessica Roux

Jessica Roux


Nashville, United States

Jessica Roux

Jessica Roux is a Nashville-based freelance illustrator, author, and plant and animal enthusiast. She loves exploring in her own backyard and being surrounded by an abundance of nature. Using subdued colors and rhythmic shapes, she renders flora and fauna with intricate detail reminiscent of old world beauty.

She has illustrated for a variety of clients, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Pottermore, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Smithsonian Magazine, and more. Her authorial debut, Floriography: An Illustrated Guide to the Victorian Language of Flowers, comes out September 15, 2020. She has worked on children's books, like A Natural History of Fairies (written by Emily Hawkins, Quarto, 2020), A Natural History of Magic (written by Poppy David, Quarto, 2021), as well as many young adult and middle grade novels for publishers like Penguin Random House, Macmillan, Simon and Schuster, and more.


  • Natural Illustration with Digital Painting

    Transform a botanical pencil sketch into a digital illustration using the storytelling properties of color

    A course by Jessica Roux, Freelance Illustrator

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