Cartoon character design by Marieke Nelissen

About Marieke
Marieke Nelissen creates wonderfully intricate artwork that transports us back to the Golden Age of illustration. Her meticulous, hand-painted approach takes time and dedication, but the results are more than worth it. Whether she’s illustrating children’s books or commercial imagery, every painting draws you right into the scene and story.
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Birding Spots
Birding Spots
Marieke Nelissen has transformed the pages of Texas Highways Magazine with her beautiful bird art.
Birding Spots
Symbolic Birds
Symbolic Birds
Marieke Nelissen paints an exquisite artwork for an unborn child.
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Marieke Nelissen's SCRAPBOOK
Marieke Nelissen's SCRAPBOOK
Next in our Interview with an Illustrator series we talk to Marieke Nelissen
Marieke Nelissen's SCRAPBOOK