Hi there! My name is Ulrike Mieke, I’m a freelance Illustrator and Designer from South Africa currently living in Brighton, UK with my husband. I drawing people, places, animals and insects! Inspired by my childhood, and exploring themes around grief and mental health. My focus is on children's illustration however I love creating thoughtful and imaginative drawings for magazines, newspapers and stationery. 

 

I am currently completing my MA in Illustration at Falmouth University. When I'm not drawing, I offer services in branding, private illustrations, window and mural painting and would love to host workshops! If you have a project in mind, I would love to get in touch! 

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Books

Maddie and the Night, Imagnary House Cape Town 2021

The Boy who only ate Pancakes, BookDash 2021

Features

Stellenbosch University 2018 

Ja magazine 2019 

Women of the City Blog 2020

Women of the City Article 2020 - View Article

Testimonials

I really enjoyed working with Ulrike. I was under the impression that I could do my branding and website myself since I had the time but I was sorely mistaken. Having an idea is one thing, but implementing it proved to be more a lot more difficult. I loved that Ulrike really listened to what I had in mind. She was able to bring in all the aspects I asked of her and to create a branding image I imagined but had no idea how to put in place. She took the time to get to know me and what exactly it was I was looking for and in what direction I wanted my business to go. She was always available for all my questions and flexible to any changes I wanted to make. Ulrike does a really great job and her prices are very reasonable. I hope to get the chance to work with her in the future.

- Natalie Bester Branding & Web Design

 

Selected Clients

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