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I'm a freelance illustrator from South East London specialising in creating intricate and decorative silhouette illustrations and patterns.

Since graduating from University of the Arts London in 2007 I've been working with a variety of international clients, within the fields of publishing, packaging, stationery… Read More
I'm a freelance illustrator from South East London specialising in creating intricate and decorative silhouette illustrations and patterns.

Since graduating from University of the Arts London in 2007 I've been working with a variety of international clients, within the fields of publishing, packaging, stationery, surface design, advertising and animation.

With an emphasis on storytelling and an attention to detail, my work is inspired by the darker side of folk and fairy tales, as well as traditional Scherenschnitte (paper cutting). I like to explore these themes using silhouettes, which I create by drawing with a graphics tablet straight in to Adobe Illustrator. I love to work in striking black and white, though I'm just as comfortable using colour when a project calls for it Read Less
Ted Baker / Taschen / Marchesa / Toni&Guy / Yardley London / The Guardian / Woman's Weekly / Hachette / Oneworld Publications / Time Inc / Heidelberg / British Heart Foundation / Brighton Festival / The Wellcome Trust / The Idries Shah Foundation / Antler Dog Chews / Cath Tate Cards / Little Claire Designs / A Gir… Read More
Ted Baker / Taschen / Marchesa / Toni&Guy / Yardley London / The Guardian / Woman's Weekly / Hachette / Oneworld Publications / Time Inc / Heidelberg / British Heart Foundation / Brighton Festival / The Wellcome Trust / The Idries Shah Foundation / Antler Dog Chews / Cath Tate Cards / Little Claire Designs / A Girl for All Time / Potion Pictures / Shooting Fish Theatre Company / Silent Pool Gin

Design agencies:
Beauty Seen PR / Candy & Candy / Chapter / Damn Fine Media / KMS Team / Open Fundraising / Seymourpowell Read Less
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email: info@mendolaart.com
tel: 212.986.5680
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