Lee-Anne Schmidt

Lee-Anne Schmidt – Designer

Freelance illustrator and graphic designer with over 25 years experience available for freelance work.


I am a South African illustrator and graphic designer currently living in Barcelona, Spain. I have over 25 years experience as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer. I have worked for magazines, publishing houses and advertising agencies in my home town of Cape Town and also as an illustrator for a wall art company based in Malaga Spain. I am currently interested in children’s Picture Book illustration, Young Adult and Adult fiction book cover design projects.

I work extremely well to all briefs and am passionate about bringing creative projects to life, be it through design or illustration. My intuition allows me to tap into a clients needs and I communicate efficiently and clearly. My work is bold, clean, bright and happy. If you are looking for a style or design that communicates freshness and fun and leaps off the pages with enthusiasm, then I am the illustrator / designer for you.


-Illustrations and an illustrated cover for your CHILDREN'S picture books, including TEXT / title / sub-title / name.

-Illustrated, graphic, mixed media or collage book COVERS including TEXT / title / sub-title / name for ADULT fiction and non-fiction.

-Illustrated, graphic, mixed media or collage book COVERS including TEXT / title / sub-title / name for YOUNG ADULT fiction.

I am happy to provide more illustration and book cover design samples if required.

Contemporary Fiction Literary Fiction Picture Books Young Adult
Health & Wellbeing Nature Self-Help & Self-Improvement Travel
  • Diploma in Graphic Design
  • Desk Top Publishing
  • Make Art that Sells with Lilla Rogers and Margo Tantau: Creating collections for Home Decor
  • Make Art that Sells with Lilla Rogers and Zoë Tucker: Illustrating Children's Books

Work experience


Aug, 2016 — Present

Freelance illustrator and surface pattern designer for Print on Demand company Spoonflower.


Apr, 2000 — Present

Freelance illustrator in South Africa: editorial illustrations, children’s book illustration and logo design.
Illustrator for Babel Artes Graficas in Malaga, Spain: illustration for wall art / posters (Spain)

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