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Marike Le Roux

illustration of A gouache painting representing falling in love.
illustration of A spread from my latest children's picture book, called The Lonely Dragon, about a Dragon who tries to find a place where he fits in.
illustration of This is an imaginary, yet hopeful depiction of a time in which humans worshipped trees for the beautiful giants that they are.
illustration of A gouache painting representing mental illness, specifically the idea that through therapy one cleans out your weeds.
illustration of Endpaper from the children's picture book, Blossom, about a girl who becomes a part of the woods.
illustration of This is an imaginary, yet hopeful depiction of a time in which humans worshipped trees for the beautiful giants that they are.
illustration of A spot illustration for a zine about a girl who is in awe of beautiful fauna.
illustration of A spread from the children's picture book, Blossom, about a girl who becomes a part of the woods.
illustration of A gouache painting representing mental illness, specifically feelings of dread that comes with depression.
illustration of A spread from my latest children's picture book, called The Lonely Dragon, about a Dragon who tries to find the place where he fits in.
illustration of A gouache painting representing the idea of 'keeping one's head above water'
illustration of An image from a zine called, Dear Rain, that deals with mental illness and drought.
illustration of A poster depicting the positive actions of humanity, such as help, care, collaborate and love.
illustration of A spread from the children's picture book, Blossom, about a girl who becomes a part of the trees.
illustration of Full title: I'm on my high horse and I can see much clearer from up here.

This gouache painting is a self portrait inspired by psychotherapy and getting to know oneself.
illustration of An image from a zine called, Dear Rain, that deals with mental illness and drought.
illustration of A spread from the children's picture book, Blossom, about a girl who becomes a part of the trees.
illustration of A gouache painting of a plump, fat, twisty cat, called Tabatha.
illustration of A spread from my latest children's picture book, called The Lonely Dragon, about a Dragon who tries to find a place where he fits in.
illustration of A scratchboard depiction of a hot and isolated desert scene. This image forms part of a larger sequential narrative, called Biodegradable.
illustration of A gouache self-portrait, with wolf features.
illustration of A spread from an unfinished children's picture book, The Most Famous Boy in the World, about a very imaginative boy.
illustration of A spread from my latest children's picture book, called The Lonely Dragon, about a Dragon who tries to find a place where he fits in.
illustration of A scratchboard illustration of a crowd. This image forms part of a larger sequential narrative, called Biodegradable.
illustration of A spread from my latest children's picture book, called The Lonely Dragon, about a Dragon who tries to find a place where he fits in.
illustration of An illustration for a zine about a girl who is in awe of beautiful fauna and decides to become part of it.
illustration of A gouache painting of a plump, fat doggo, called Poly.
illustration of Gouache illustration for poster.
illustration of For an exhibition, titled My Petite Bourgeois Revolution, commenting on our current relationship with technology, in the form of a Russian Constructivist Poster.
illustration of An excerpt from an (auto/bio)graphic novel about my childhood memories.

Profile

South African freelance illustrator and educator. 2018 Picture This! Children's Picturebook Competition winner, and Edition Lidu Artbooks Wanted Best Children's Book nomination 2013.

Style/Techniques

Black & White, Conceptual, Digital, Figurative, Gouache, Line with Color, Mixed Media, Pen & Ink, Scratchboard, Silhouette, Woodcut, Monoprints

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Adventure, Animals, Botanical, Children, Children's Books, Comic Book, Editorial, Family, Fantasy, Health, Landscape, Nature, People, Political, Portrait, Posters, Romance, Technology, Travel, Agriculture, Lifestyle, Feminine, Spiritual, Environmental