About

I am an illustrator based in the beautiful winelands town of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Being encouraged to draw since early childhood, I started my ''career'' as illustrator/artist by copying my favourite characters from my favourite picture books. Then, for a while, my favourite things to draw were mermaids and horses. Then hands in charcoal and faces in chalk pastels, and so, new themes arrived continuously on which I could develop my skills. And so it carries on still...





I have formally been on this road of illustration since September 2012 when I attended the CCIBA Creative Workshop Program in Children’s Book Illustration. It proved highly valuable, so I attended the same course in 2013.
I became a member of the SCBWI in 2012. 
Over the last 3 years I have been doing educational illustration of school handbooks and school readers. 
I am intrigued by the world of children’s books, and the impact that a good book with beautiful strong images can have on a child’s development and world view.

With passion I will continue on a road made of stories...







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