Who I am
My full name is Ligia Camolesi Guimarães, but you can call me Li if you want so :)
Drawing and storytelling have always been a special part of my life, as when I was a child I loved writing and illustrating my own booklets by hand. Years have passed and I'm still doing the same thing.
The area I like the most is literature, especially for children and young people.
I currently live in São Paulo (Brazil) and have illustrated three published books, as well as a series of covers for a Jane Austen book collection, which will be released by Novo Século publisher.
I love design and illustration because they give us the possibility to see worlds that previously only existed in our heads. I also love poetry (by the way, my favorite writer is Fernando Pessoa) and I love playing with words the same way I play with images.
I graduated in design from ESPM-SP. and during the course I received the Emilie Chamie Award for my print portfolio and my graduation project in design. I also did a Scientific Initiation work about visual language in children's book illustrations. This research earned a certificate of prominence at the ESPM Student Show.
I worked for a year and eight months at WeCancer, creating all brand materials, defining the company's branding and visual identity paths.