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
Tom Sawyer
Tom Sawyer
Published by Editorial Alma in Spain, Marieke Nelissen illustrates the epic Tom Sawyer.
Tom Sawyer
Zilveren Penseel
Zilveren Penseel
Marieke Nelissen receives the Zilveren Penseel - a Dutch award for best children's book of the year.
Zilveren Penseel
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