Illustration by Melissa Maloney

9 Dec

Graphic designer and illustrator Melissa Maloney tells us a bit more about life after Potch and her plans for the future.

What is your day job or do you illustrate full-time?

I am currently a Graphic designer at Fishgate Advertising (working as a graphic designer for almost 2 years now). I illustrate in my free time and love doing quirky, fun and colourful illustrations. I always keep my sketchbook at hand!

What is your background?

I studied Graphic Design in Potchefstroom (North West University) and there after travelled overseas for a year. I’m originally from Johannesburg and moved to Cape Town about 2 years ago. Loving every moment!

Any plans for future projects/exhibitions?

I would like to one day do projects where I focus on illustrations for children’s books and hopefully own a home-ware label/brand where I can apply my illustrations to pillows, bedding, cutlery, pottery etc.

Twitter: @CreativeMaloney

Thanks Melissa!

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3 Responses to “Illustration by Melissa Maloney”

  1. olletron December 9, 2011 at 7:42 am #

    My God, these are cute. I adore owls!

    • hanneke December 9, 2011 at 7:59 am #

      I’m also a big fan of those adorable owls.

  2. mixedfriut3000 December 9, 2011 at 8:22 am #

    Some times i love art that just looks beautiful!

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