Lisa Wee

Lisa Wee - Designer

Children Author/Illustrator, creating diversity, quint, quirky and inclusive children character, picture book, chapter book, book cover

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Overview

Lisa Wee, debut author/illustrator of Li Na is my name, coming out in 2022 by publisher Dixi Books, UK. Her other published work is a comic story, Sokoro’s dream for Mighty Kind magazine, Fall issue 2021.

Lisa has illustrated numerous picture books for fabulous publishers and self published authors. Her quint, quirky and vibrant illustrations depict diversity and inclusivity. She believes in celebrating all kinds of children from adoption, same sex to blended families.

Her recent work is with Ladybug magazine, illustrating diverse and inclusive children for a 1708 nursery song. Her work with Tool of the Minds is to create a series of educational books on hippos and oxpeckers in Africa to plant in Amazon Rainforest. Next book is on Eygpt.

She understands the importance of datelines and communication.

Therefore, working with her means having someone with experience in producing PDF for KDP Amazon and IngramSpark.

She won first prize CYA Stars illustration Award 2021, judged by editor and designer from Scholastic Australia and Bronze for Japan Illustrator Association Award 2020. Please see gallery for more information.
Languages
English
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Middle Grade
Picture Books
Young Adult Fantasy
Non-Fiction
Children’s Non-Fiction
Nature
Parenting & Families
Travel

Certifications

  • University of Hertfordshire,UK (2nd class honours) Illustration

Awards

  • Japan Illustrator Association Illustration Award 2020: Bronze
  • Winner CYA Stars Illustration Award 2021, judged by Editor and designer, Scholastic Australia

Work experience

Picture book author/illustrator

Dixi Books, UK
May, 2021 – Present (3 months)

Wrote a children story on gender stereotype
Manuscript accepted by a UK publisher
Publishing in 2022.

Freelance children illustrator

Hire an illustrator
January, 2019 – Present (over 2 years)

• Produce artwork that is appropriate and appealing to children of various ages

• Collaborate with authors to create imagery from their narrative

• Stimulate the imaginations of children by producing colourful and creative imagery

• Must capture certain elements which appeal to children, such as bright colours and diverse imagery

Children's Illustrator

At Harbour
January, 2008 – January, 2014 (about 6 years)

• Produce artwork that is appropriate and appealing to children of various ages

• Collaborate with authors to create imagery from their narrative

• Stimulate the imaginations of children by producing colourful and creative imagery

• Must capture certain elements which appeal to children, such as bright colours and diverse imagery

Portfolio (4 selected works)

My Happiness Counts

Der, Charm Joy, Wee, Lisa

We're All Family

Jane, Pamela, Wee, Lisa

Ivie and the FBI (Ivie Books)

Jane, Pamela, Wee, Lisa

Rise Up: reach for your light

Ellsworth, Ginny, Wee, Lisa

Lisa has 1 review

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Professionalism
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Quality
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Value
Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Shan Liu
Beautiful illustrations, worked super hard to make quick deadline. Will plan to use her services again.

Shan Liu, March 2021

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