Millie Marotta is a hugely popular illustrator and her idiosyncratic drawings of the botanical world are stunning. Millie Marotta's Tropical World invites you to lose yourself in a riot of colouring in and drawing. Her beautiful illustrations are crying out for a touch of colour, an additional line here and there - the most mindful of activities. The artist's intricate style of illustration will get you itching to make your own mark, whether it's to add to the fine lines on exotic trees, or add a splash of colour to petals on an exotic bloom or the feathers of a tropical parrot. Pens, crayons or paints can bring them all to life. Add your own colours to the rainsforest scenes, make a pattern with your colour choices, or try out your drawing skills by adapting the illustration. Each picture offers scope to improve your artistic skills while relaxing. The images and imaginative scenarios can be completed in colours of your choosing and are guaranteed to get your creative juices flowing. This book will bring enjoyment not only to illustrators and designers, but anyone who is looking for a creative outlet or mindful activity.
Millie Marotta is a freelance illustrator working in her studio by the sea in a little corner of West Wales. She has developed a mild obsession with all things flora and fauna, which along with intricate pattern and detail remains an ongoing theme in her work, whether it be for a commission or simply to indulge her own flight of fancy. She works in both traditional and digital media and enjoys working on a diverse range of projects which include editorial, advertising, merchandising, design for web, textiles and bespoke original works. Her clients range from Virgin Atlantic to Penguin Books. She is the author of Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom.