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Isadora Zeferino

About Isadora Zeferino

Freelance illustrator who began to learn the crafts of animation and design as well. She became a popular figure on the Instagram account imzeferino where she shared her artwork with 210,000 followers.

Early life

She attended Colegio Bahiense before heading to Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. She also trained at Escola Superior de Desenho Industrial.


She worked at the studio Combo Estudio from November of 2016 to January of 2018.

Family of Isadora Zeferino

Her grandmother s name is Marli. She is from Brazil.

Close associates of Isadora Zeferino

She and fellow Brazilian Gabriel Picolo both worked as freelance illustrators.

Jillian Tamaki

About Jillian Tamaki

Illustrator who is famous for both her comic work and drawing style. She has had her original cartoons featured in The New Yorker and The New York Times, and created original artwork for the graphic novels Skim and This One Summer. 

Early life

She earned her bachelor s degree from the Alberta College of Art and Design in 2003. She subsequently taught illustration at the New York City School of Visual Arts. 


She landed on The New York Times list for best illustrated children s book for her work on Skim in 2008. She has earned massive for showcasing her original comic work on her eponymous Instagram account with more than 80,000 followers. 

Family of Jillian Tamaki

Her cousin Mariko Tamaki was the author of the graphic novels Skim and This One Summer. 

Close associates of Jillian Tamaki

Her recognition for a Governor General s Literary Award was lobbied for by prominent cartoonist Lynda Barry in 2016. 

Mari Andrew

About Mari Andrew

Writer and illustrator whose comedic and relatable comics have earned her more than 1 million fans on Instagram. Her work has been featured in publications like BuzzFeed, Bustle, and even Business Insider.

Early life

She first began illustrating in September 2015. The hobby sprang up out of a desire to escape depression and document her daily life. She used the platform Instagram to hold herself accountable to posting every day.


Topics in her popular illustrations range from struggles with adulthood to relationships to existential crises.

Family of Mari Andrew

Originally hailing from Seattle, she later settled in Washington, D.C.

Close associates of Mari Andrew

Both she and Austen Marie are illustrators grown popular through social media.

Kira Yukishiro

About Kira Yukishiro

Illustrator and artist who is known for specializing in manga and comic book style illustrations. With a passion for Japanese culture and their artistic style, she started the popular manga Scarlet Soul and also shares her illustrations through Instagram for her over 80,000 followers. 

Early life

She was first introduced to the art of manga at the age of 12. She then started drawing her own around the age of 18. She started sharing her illustration works through Instagram in June of 2015. 


She is also known for her fan art illustrations for games and animated shows such as Ocarina of Time and Inuyasha. 

Family of Kira Yukishiro

She was born and raised in Northern Italy. 

Close associates of Kira Yukishiro

Other artists and illustrators who also specialize in manga works include Masashi Kishimoto and Seishi Kishimoto. 

Gabriel Picolo

About Gabriel Picolo

Brazilian freelance illustrator who rose to fame with his complex 365 Days of Doodles project. He sketched character drawings every day for over a year. He also hosted various challenges via the Audiodesk Sketchbook mobile app.

Early life

He s been drawing for as a long as he can remember and joined the DeviantArt community in 2014.


He won the DeviantArt Award for April 2016 based on his integral role in the art community.

Family of Gabriel Picolo

He s originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Close associates of Gabriel Picolo

He and Laura Brouwers are both illustrators known for their sketches.

Johanna Basford

About Johanna Basford

Scottish illustrator who has risen to fame for her hand drawn, black and white style as a pioneer of the adult coloring book trend. Her debut 2013 adult coloring book Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Colouring Book became one of Amazon s best-selling books and was a New York Times best seller. 

Early life

She graduated with her degree in textile design from the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in 2005. 


For her services to art, she was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2016. Her 2015 adult coloring book Lost Ocean: An Inky Adventure and Colouring Book peaked at #1 on the New York TImes non-fiction best sellers list. 

Family of Johanna Basford

Her husband is BrewDog founder James Watt. 

Close associates of Johanna Basford

She and Brian Blessed were both appointed OBE s at the 2016 Birthday Honours ceremony.