Madalena is an illustrator, based in Lisbon. Since graduating from UWE Bristol in 2009, she has worked as an Art Director in an advertising agency, and then joined a small group of talented friends in a lovely studio space to work as a freelancer.
Using a variety of materials, collages, textures and colors, Madalena likes to experiment until finding the right feel for every different project. She aims for originality and depth, taking inspiration from music, books, photos and old stuff. She walks around with many sketchbooks and has shelves full of different kinds mark-making goodies.
"The watercolor-and-India ink illustrations are stylish, plentiful use of white space keeping the pages looking clean."--Kirkus