A master’s student from Penge has been recognised by the famous Design Museum in London for her award-winning work.

Artist Sophie Burrows, 29, won the V&A student illustrator of the year award for her artwork titled 'Crushing'.

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Sophie studies Children’s Book Illustration at the Anglina Ruskin University and it’s the fourth year running where a student from the MA course has won the award.

Shelley Jackson, Sophie’s course leader, said: "We are all tremendously proud of Sophie.

"She has incredible drive and creativity, and we know we’ll be seeing a lot more from her soon."

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Speaking of her winning work, the judges said: "Burrows tender illustrations in graphic novel format are both darkly amusing and wryly observed.

"Her shrewd use of just two colours conjures a quirky dreamlike atmosphere as well as evoking the essential loneliness of the central character."

The V&A Illustration Awards celebrate talented artists and director Tristram Hunt said the mission was to "promote creativity, ingenuity and imagination".