I CREATE THINGS

Growing up, Mekel always loved to draw. Especially girls in pretty dresses. She thought about being a fashion designer, however quickly realised she hated sewing, and went on to study graphic arts instead.

After working for over 10 years as a graphic designer for different boutique agencies in Perth, Western Australia, Mekel started kickin’ goals as a full-time illustrator.

Her first professional assignments were illustrating ‘More Money for Shoes’ a book by Melissa Browne, and was was chosen by Urban Walkabout to illustrate the front covers of their Perth guides over the course of two seasons. You may have seen her handwritten logo for Betts Shoes, shoebox and large watercolour murals for the iconic Australian store.

Mekel has worked with the Jacky Winter Group, and clients across the world, including fashion illustrations for Disney, TwiningsTOPSHOP, giant murals for Westfield, digital live art for Gucci, a mural out of make up for Elle, beautiful eyes for Revlon and out of her comfort zone when Deadpool met Trolli Candy

Mekel has been interviewed by Vanity Fair and featured as one of their ‘5 must-follow fashion illustrators’, and is known for her delicate linework, large scale watercolours and pops of bright colour.

Mekel has held three solo exhibitions,her first in 2013 for the Perth Fashion Festival, 2014 ‘Wanderlust‘ for Urban Couture and 2016 for the First Monday in May Perth premiere.

Mekel has lectured at South Metropolitan Tafe teaching social media, eMarketing, branding and fashion illustration, and now is an Ambassador for Winstor and Newton teaching workshops.

CLIENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS

Fashion illustrations

Lookbook

Elle x Max Factor Live art activation, painting with makeup

Eye illustrations for Mascara Display (US)

Interview – “Top 5 Fashion Illustrators you should follow”

Perth windows large scale display

100 years of twinings tea

Social Digi Wings Promo

Live illustrations

Live painting

Live fashion illustrations

Advertising

Live Workshop

Live painting on bags

Deadpool ‘Strike a Pose’ Campaign

90 metre underwater hoarding

Mural in Perth City

Winter Arts Season social marketing influencer campaign

23 metre mural/hoarding

Christmas wrapping paper for the centre.

Brows guide for Emporium Magazine

Giant 4 metre hoarding in the fashion mall

Interactive motion paint activation with VJZoo

Illustration invitation for the Carat VIP tent

LHW Spring Roadshow illustration

Illustrated financial book by Melissa Browne

Watercolour Mural for Leederville and Elizabeth Quay

”Wanderlust”, my 2nd solo exhibtion

Logo, Shoe box and AW 15 walls

Wall mural for Mt Hawthorn salon

Restaurant mural

Issue 16, Cover illustration project with Fashion Bloggers TV and interview

9 part instagram feature for Victoria Secret Fashion Show

The Seventh Art Cocktail Bacardi Competition Logo illustration

First illustrated book for Melissa Browne

Mural for Hillarys Store

Branding illustration for UK business

‘Picture this’ POS display retail illustration

First solo exhibition

Spot illustration in beauty section

Sunday Times Magazine Gift Guide layout

Cover art over 3 seasons of popular Australian street guide

New Studio

Branding and Illustrations fashion label

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PURCHASE

Online Shop
You can view and purchase Mekel’s originals and prints here.

Stockists
Please get in touch if you would like to stock artwork in your store.

CONTACT

Have a project you’d like me to quote on? Ask me anything!

Enquire directly

My postal address is 

PO Box 499
Mt Lawley WA 6050

hello@mekel.net