The I Love Mel brand is the work of Mel Elliott a Hastings, UK based Artist, Writer, & Publisher. Known mostly for her contemporary colouring books Mel also designs and produces Paper Doll books & slogan pencils all with a celebrity culture theme.
Mel has also produced books for other publishers. Starting with the 1980´s Bumper Activity book, she then made Colour Me Swoooon and Colour Me Girl Crush which were published by London publisher Pavilion in the UK and Penguin books in the USA. Mel´s latest project for Pavilion is a more serious how to book of Artistic techniques called How to make Art. The I Love Mel gift shop sells stuff that makes cool, fun gifts created by other people too.
I Love Mel´s latest projects are a bit of a departure. Pearl Power is Mel´s first children´s book. It´s a picture story book about a little girl and her encounters with gender inequality. Written and illustrated by Mel. Seeing Double is Mel´s version of the classic memory game pairs. Illustrated by Mel with contemporary popular culture images this game is a simple and fun family game for all ages.