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Marjory Gardner has been illustrating for trade and educational books and magazines for over twenty years. Her rainbow colours and cheerful, friendly style are instantly recognizable.
I was born in Kuala Lumpur, but moved to Australia with my family to begin high school.
After graduating from RMIT’s graphic design course I worked in the media centre at RMIT, then a couple of design studios and the Red Cross Blood Bank Publicity Department. Then finally I realized a dream and went freelance!
Animals (mostly anthropomorphised) and children having fun.
Encouraging children to pick up a pencil to explore their creativity by writing and drawing!
I love going out to schools and libraries to do workshops, in the city or the country. I’ve had fabulous trips to schools and Literary Festivals around Australia; it’s great to share my work and inspire kids to draw for the love of it!