Thursday, 22 October 2015 11:54

Sean S

Sean has been in the graphic design and illustration business for over 25 years.

Over the years he has been involved with a number of Design Agencies producing illustrations for packaging, advertising and Publications.
Sean also works as a designer, producing all forms of design for print and electronic media with lots of blue chip companies under his belt.
• Ad Campaign Design • Annual Reports • Book Cover Design | Posters • Package Design • Product Labels • Brochures • Presentation Folders
• Postcard Design • Flyer Design • Publication Design • Magazines & Newspaper Ads • Newsletters

Sean studied Fine Art at Natal Technikon with an emphasis on painting and drawing.

Thursday, 22 October 2015 09:18


Jeanne is a freelance illustrator and writer based in the urban jungle of Johannesburg.

Drawing from her own love of storytelling, her illustration skills are versatile and her influences eclectic. This is conveyed in a range of styles from the fun to the functional, the whimsical to the witty.

She has a BA (Information Design) degree, an English Honours and a Masters in Creative Writing. Her extensive education has shaped her thinking and given her good conceptual skills.

Her work has been successfully applied in the education, publishing and advertising industries while her long list of satisfied illustration clients include Heinemann, Via Afrika, Vivlia, Maskew Miller Longman, NB Publishers as well as Brandbar, an advertising agency.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 13:10


I have a BA degree in Graphic Design from North-West University, where I studied for four years. In my final year I was the nominated for a Loerie award as well as winning Silver in the Sappi Think Ahead awards.

After my studies, I moved to Gauteng where I was a graphic design lecturer at The Design School of Southern Africa. I am currently living in Taiwan where I still enjoy working on a freelance basis.

Some of my clients have been De Kat, Your Baby magazine, Bigwood Exhibition, Nuance Multimedia Australia and Masters and Savant in Cape Town.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 07:16


Monday, 19 October 2015 08:06


Theo is a Freelance Illustrator and Artist living and working in Cape Town. He has been a freelancing since 2006 and is an experienced children's book illustrator and cartoonist. He has illustrated books for Penguin Books (NZ) and Protea books among others, as well.

He also does illustration for character development, advertising, caricatures and cartoon animation backgrounds and titleboards.

He works mostly in traditional media and his work has a humorous, lively and atmospheric quality to it. Theo works in pen and ink, watercolour, acrylic, oil paint, and occasionally Photoshop for digital work and Flash for character animation.

Thursday, 15 October 2015 10:36

Karen T


Karen was born in East London, moved to Pretoria and then to Pietersburg (now Polokwane). She moved back to Pretoria in 2008 where she attended Pro Arte Alphen Park and began studying Art.
In 2001, Karen moved to Port Elizabeth after school and studied graphic design at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (Originally PE Tech), completing a BTech in Graphic Design in 2005. She began lecturing in graphic design at Edu-City College and also began studing a BA HSS (psychology) in 2006.

In 2007 Karen moved back to Gauteng where she worked as a flash developer for a year in the IT industry, designing animations for slot machine tickers. In 2008 she started lecturing in graphic design again at the Midrand Graduate Institute. She left MGI at the end of 2010 and went to work on the cruise ships for six months doing temporary tattoos. She did a tattoo course in December 2010 and now does tattoos occasionally in her spare time.

Karen is currently working for Hartwood Digital Print Shop in Midrand as a graphic designer. Throughout her career she has continued to draw and paint, specialising in commissioned portraiture. She plans to return to MGI to lecture and further her studies.

She also works in InDesign/Freehand/Quark and Flash as well as gouache, acrylic, pencil, pen and ink, watercolour, oil, charcoal and pastel.

Thursday, 15 October 2015 09:56


I obtained my Graphic Design Diploma at East London Technical College and now live and work in Cape Town.

After freelancing in illustration for about ten years in England, I have built up a wide range of different styles which range from figurative drawing to a more stylised graphic interpretation

of a client's brief - and have produced illustration for Advertising, Editorial, Publishing and Design.

Thursday, 15 October 2015 09:15


At high school I remember spending my whole biology class just sketching other pupils - it seemed a good idea at the time, until I got caught out by the teacher who proceeded to rip out the pages of my book leaving the limp outer cover.

After high school I studied at Cape Technicon, Graphic Design, 2nd major Illustration. This lead me into children's book Illustration, a series of 4 educational books for Shuter and Shooter, and card illustration.

A fellow Tech graduate opened his own Ad Agency and invited me to join. My job there entailed visualisation and marker presentation work from initial idea through to final application. After 3 years I went freelance, specialising in marker presentation work, storyboards for film companies and ad agencies.

Other applications include; airbrushed exclusive clothing range, make-up and styling, themed props, murals and character design. I am a versatile artist and work in many mediums and applications (including body paint and ename). My speciality is my drawing ability, my ability to interpret a visual idea and my speed of execution.

Thursday, 15 October 2015 09:04


Thursday, 15 October 2015 07:50

Karen V

My name is Karen Vermeulen and I'm a freelance illustrator living and working in Cape Town.

I like working with watercolours, my mac or just doodling with a ball point pen. I've been drawing pictures my whole life but have only been getting paid for it for the last 8 years or so. But really I do it because I love it.

My illustrations have appeared in books, magazines, on greeting cards, t-shirts, mugs, chocolates as well as on numerous wedding invites. Some of my clients include Lapa publishers, Fairlady magazine, Woolworths and Stuff for Africa.

When I'm not busy drawing or painting I work in advertising as a freelance art-director.

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