Originally from Venezuela and currently based in London, UK, Marianna Madriz creates splendid illustrations that are inspired by realist novels, coming of age films, DIY comics, and personable characters (real or fictional).
“Iʼm fascinated by characters (be it in a novel, or a film, or real life), and I try for my illustrations to have as much personality as possible,” she told Ape on the Moon. “My end goal is to get better at narratives and tell compelling stories, and also to experiment as much as possible.”
Working on a variety of editorial projects as well as childrenʼs books, her client list includes Anorak Magazine, The Arts University Bournemouth,
Bulletin Magazine, and House of Illustration.
Prepare to fall in love.