Mel Pearce

Specialities
  • Cards
  • Cover illustrations
  • Line/B/W
  • Picture books

Mel Pearce is an artist and illustrator who is passionate about ink and mark-making, taking inspiration from daydreams, computer games, Miyazaki films, machinery, Japanese street fashion, manga about pirates, elephants, the 80s, fish, hats, teeth, and childhood nostalgia. 

While completing her Advanced Diploma in Visual Art and Contemporary Craft at the Central Institute of Technology, Mel thrived in metal-plate intaglio etchings and detailed drawings, going on to receive the Blaxell Award, a prize awarded to promising graduating artists. She then went on to achieve a Bachelor of Art... read more