Melleny Taylor


About Melleny Taylor

Melleny Taylor is a freelance illustrator. Born in Wolverhampton, England, she is currently based in the South West of England, working in a space carved out of the kitchen area in her home, which she calls her studio!

Melleny graduated with a first class honours bachelor's degree in Illustration from Wolverhampton University in 1996. Having obtained a postgraduate Education Certificate in Secondary Art and Design, she taught Art for over 18 years in various secondary schools. Melleny has a passion to educate and champion young people in their creativity.

In 2019, Melleny was able to pursue her dream career as an Illustrator. She has collaborated with several publishers and authors, working on various projects.

Melleny loves using a variety of materials, from drawing with sticks to digital art. Her palette is bright and colourful, creating joyful and whimsical illustrations. She finds inspiration from everyday life and especially enjoys capturing people from all kinds of different cultures in her work.

Recent updates about Melleny Taylor

Colin Grant, Emma Dyer and Melleny Taylor

Out now! A Ladybird Book: Windrush by Colin Grant and Emma Dyer, illustrated by Melleny Taylor. Published by Ladybird.

9 months ago

David Olusoga, Jake Alexander and Melleny Taylor

Out now! Black and British: An Illustrated History by David Olusoga, illustrated by Jake Alexander. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.

2 years ago

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