Thursday, 23 February 2012

Three new small paintings!

Only last week we had our private view at The Framers Gallery in central London. 
LOST WORLDS exhibition is still on till this saturday the 25th when we will be taking the paintings down! If you are around, don't miss it! 

 FAMILY TREE. Gouache and collage on paper. 24 x 24 cm. © Melissa Launay 2012

TREE OF SWEETS. Gouache and collage on paper. 24 x 24 cm. © Melissa Launay 2012

THE AFTERLIFE DRAGONFLY.Gouache and collage on paper. 14 x 14 cm.
© Melissa Launay 2012

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

My Mama Earth

I am very please to introduce my first illustrated Children's Book " My Mama Earth" published by Barefoot Books and written by Susan B. Katz.
It will be launched at the Bologna Book Fair this coming March, for more details click HERE and in all the books shops by the 1st of April 2012!!
If you are interested in owning your own copy, you can pre order  HERE.

Hope you enjoy it!

My Mama Earth illustration process

My Mama Earth
Published by Barefoot Books. Written by Susan B. Katz and illustrated by me!
In book shops  1st of April 2012

I would like to share with you some sketches, developed images and final illustrations that made this book possible.

Here are some original roughs and ideas that I came up to illustrate the words of Susan Katz manuscript and that Barefoot liked me to develop into finished illustrations.