Melissa Castrillon is a freelance illustrator based in Cambridge, England. In 2009 she completed her BA in illustration, then an MA in childrens book illustration both from the Cambridge school of Art.
She is currently writing her first picture book, and has had two picture books published this year, 'If i had a little dream' with US published Simon & Schuster and 'Che Bello' with Italian publisher Topipittori. Her third book is expected for this summer with UK publisher Templar.
With a passion for punchy colour combos, screen printing, and all things flora and fauna Melissa's illustrations are a brightly coloured and detailed worlds with curiosities and stories lurking throughout.