Our team is a tiny bunch of creative collaborators from around the world!

Sandra van Doorn

CEO & Founder

 

Originally from France

I Live in Perth, WA

{Work}

I am a published illustrator of 

children's picture books. Highlight: Kate Greenaway Medal nomination. 

{Likes}

I get overly excited about illustration, photography, and cinematography. And my piano.

{Doesn't like}

​Bad manners, looong dinner parties, and lentils - but not necessarily in that order.

{Believes}

Life is prettier in French.

{Quirk no-one really knows about}

As a child I often got into troubles for... drawing in my school books! I firmly argued it was supposed to be that way!

Manuela Adreani

Graphic Designer

 

Originally from Rome, Italy

I Live in Turin, Italy

{Work}

I am an award winning illustrator of children's picture books. I have worked in animation for several tv series.

{Likes}

Long walks, yoga, playing with my cat Ulisse, the sea, colour, cinema, dance and books.

{Doesn't like}

Unkindness

{Believes}

There's a purpose to everything, but we know so little.

{Quirk no-one really knows about}

I talk to my characters while I draw - especially when I colour them!

 

 

 

Are you talented in writing, marketing, illustration, book design, graphic design or animation?

Would you like to collaborate on one of our next project?

Please send your details and online folio link to:

Submissions@redpaperkite.com

with 'collaboration' in the subject line.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Brenda Gurr

Editor

 

Originally from Perth

I live in Melbourne

{Work}

I am a published author of educational & children's books and an experienced editor.

{Likes}

Playing the cello, traveling, yoga, very long walks, and historical novels.

{Doesn't like}

High heels and long nails (on me), tuna and horror movies.

{Believes}

Cellists rule the universe.​

{Quirk no-one really knows about}

I am the 13th great-niece of King Henry VIII. 

I am not sure what that says about me. 

Jana Kaminski

Stop Motion Animator

 

Originally from Germany 

I live in Utrecht, the Netherlands

 

{Work}

I am a stop motion animator and illustrator, often working with collage, paper and paint.

 

{Likes}

Pizza, wide beaches, old National Geographic magazines, surrealism 

 

{Doesn't like}

Crowded places, spiders

 

{Believes}

You get what you give (maybe not always in a direct way).

 

{Quirk no-one really knows about}

I dislike going by plane, so I travelled across the whole US by train from New York to San Francisco (which was amazing… and long!) 

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