Demelsa is a painter of whimsical and magical imagery. From the bright setting of a tiny ladybird village (complete with corner shop) to the gloomy darkness of a forest filled with gnarly trees that were once children... her work creates a sense of wonder and gives a snapshot of imaginary worlds and characters, often with an injection of quirky, subtle humour.
With a background in traditional media, she now paints all of her art in Photoshop on a Cintiq tablet. As well as producing prints and cards, Demelsa also illustrates children's books, most recently a retelling of six Hans Christian Andersen fairytales for a French publisher, and she is currently working on jigsaw designs for Ravensburger.
Demelsa lives in North Yorkshire (UK) with her partner and their 3 children.