Great illustrations are more than pretty pictures that frame a good story: they catch the eye of the reader, describe your world and characters (are they blonde? Black? Do they like cats or dogs? What are they wearing? What kind of house do they live in?). The illustrations often extend beyond your words to tell a story of their own. It’s like a pas de deux - a beautiful complex dance of two distinct entities that have to move as one.
It is creating this perfect mesh of picture and words that fuels my passion for illustrating children’s books.
I must say, it’s also great fun.
I was born in Italy but I've recently moved to London to pursue my illustrator career dream.
Children's books illustration, decoration.
2019 Terra Nuova editore - "A lezione di qui e ora"
2020 Ethicool Books - "Watermelon Pip"
2020 Orto della cultura - "Siamo stelle/We are stars"
2021 (spring) Frog Prince Publishing - "The green woolen fedora"
2021 (summer) Bertoni editore - "Arrivano gli extraterrestri!"
Lenny would do anything for his best friend Nora. Unfortunately, he's just broken her heart. He's not sure why her hat is so important to her, only that it is, and he accidentally lost it in the wind. Now a river rat has found a surprising use for the fedora, and she refuses to part with it. She's one stubborn negotiator and, somehow, Lenny must find a way to convince her to give back Nora's c... read more
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A children's book designer, specialising in fiction and non-fiction. I have over 20 years experience, with a safe pair of hands and big ears
Multi-skilled graphic designer with 7+ years branding experience. Typography enthusiast with a penchant for bold colour, kitsch and pizza.