Sam Boughton (Author, Illustrator) Sam Boughton is an award winning artist based in South Devon. She graduated with a BA in Illustration from Bristol UWE then went on to be awarded a distinction for her MA in Illustration from the Cambridge School of Art. She works mainly in watercolour with an added element of collage paper. Her inspiration comes from many sources such as coastal walks, travel and culture. As well as writing and illustrating, Sam also holds solo exhibitions of her paintings.