Mandy Maria is a design graduate from Aberdeen’s Gray’s School of Art, she lives in sunny Glasgow with her husband Mark where she works as an illustrator.
“I love the concept of a simple drawn line that, when repeatedly and creatively applied, can become an image that evokes an emotional response.”
Sophia Loren, featured here, is one of a series of drawings of female icons of cinema created with fine liner pen and pencil.
Along with her own self initiated projects and commercial work, Mandy creates custom portraits in her own unique style. Most recently her love of craft has opened up her world to woodcut printing.
Jamie Osborne will be completing the second part of this artwork in 2015. Part Two, The Foes of Harry Potter, will adjoin Part One to make a two panel complete...On July 24, 2014
Nora Thompson has been getting in trouble for her art since she learned how to sign her name. She is an illustrator, graphic designer and fine artist, and has been...On May 7, 2014
To commemorate the Anzac Centenary New Frontier Publishing has released a special picture book based on the true story of a small boy’s visit to meet Alec Campbell in the...On April 21, 2015
Kate Hindley lives and works in Birmingham (near the chocolate factory). She studied illustration at Falmouth College of Art, and went on to work for two years as a children’s...On January 29, 2015
This time of year children’s books celebrate the festive season. Christmas is all about enjoying the wonder of Christmas through the eyes of children.On December 13, 2017
Karen Erasmus moved to Australia from the UK in 2004 with her husband and two tiny children, and settled on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Previously a primary school teacher, she...On November 16, 2015