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.
Illustrators bring to life picture books creating a fantastical world for children to immerse themselves in. In this video you can watch Simon Prescott as he creates the main character...On July 4, 2016
Looking for a book that celebrates dads?On August 11, 2015
Celeste Hulme dreams of running off to join he circus as a lion tamer or human cannonball. However, it turns out that she's quite scared of lions and heights and...On June 11, 2014
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
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
Laura Row is a watercolor artist from State College, Pennsylvania. After an inspiring trip to Paris, she opened her Etsy shop. She specialises in custom paintings specialising in Wedding Day...On July 16, 2014