This is Daniela, a children’s books illustrator.

I’ve always wanted to make a living out of storytelling, and since childhood I’ve been a passionate doodler and book-worm.
I started working as in house illustrator and graphic designer, the passion for storytelling though, led me to pursue a career as freelance illustrator in 2011.
Since then I illustrated many books, puzzles, cards, toys and lots of lovely things; working alongside international publishers into developing awesome projects. Also I write for middle graders too, and am currently developing my writing skills to suit different age targets.

I graduated from Torino’s Fine Arts Academy with a Bachelor Fine Arts degree and a MSc in Visual Communication. Studied art, illustration and animation, learning storytelling through pictures.

I work mostly digitally in bold colours and painterly style, at ease with both vectors and raster illustrations. Love to work traditionally and mixing media, when schedule allows for experiments (which I love), colour pencils and pastels being my favourite medium.

Positive and passionate, I’m prone to daydreaming, inspired by everything around us, and always at the lookout for a challenging, whimsical project!

I love to work for and with children: do school workshops for primary and kinder-garden.
When not doodling/writing/reading, I am obsessed with history and costumes, else you’ll find me enjoying time with my family, outdoors and around my beautiful Torino.

Please, feel free to contact me with any job query or just to say Ciao!

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