I am Stephanie Marian, an illustrator, story teller and graphic designer. I currently live and work as a freelance illustrator and author in the city of Brunswick, Germany, where i has recently finished my illustration studies at the Muenster School of Design. Filo Funkel is the adventurous hero of my debut picture book series. In my recently published graduation work I am telling the story of a little flea conquering the south pole.
I am inspired by my surrounding environment and shows passion for exceptional details and humor, which are reflected in the unique characters and settings of my soulful stories. In being simple and reduced on one hand, nevertheless colorful and imaginative on the other hand, I am creating a world for both children and grown-ups.
I like to experiment with different materials like pen, paint and papercuts to give her digital work a personal character. I write and design to make people think, smile…or both.