Hi there! I’m Lucy Bellwood, a very enthusiastic cartoonist who goes on adventures.

Photo by SOI/Mónika Naranjo Gonzáles

You may know me as the creator of Baggywrinkles: a Lubber’s Guide to Life at Sea, or as a member of Helioscope (formerly Periscope Studio), or as a fixture on many podcasts and panels.

I travel around the world bringing back stories for my readers to enjoy. I just returned from three weeks in the Pacific, embedded on the Schmidt Ocean Institute‘s research vessel Falkor. You can read the comic distillation of our multibeam mapping expedition here.

In the past I’ve documented rafting through the Grand Canyon (twice!), going to sea on the last wooden whaling ship in the world, exploring the feminist undertones of social dance, and trying out a sensory deprivation tank for the first time.

I also love making opulent printed objects.

In 2017 I’ll be visiting Iceland with Light Grey Art Lab’s 2017 Residency, as well as tabling at a variety of conventions and festivals.

Feel free to click around and explore my work through this site. If you’re interested in hiring me for comics work, travel opportunities, or public speaking, click on the Contact tab up top!