Len is a Melbourne based illustrator who creates art images ranging from whimsically simple and decorative, to more realistic, richly textured images with wildlife, portraits and book illustration as his main passion. All are reflective of his skills firmly rooted in drawing tradition.
Len is a graduate in Graphic Design and illustration in Melbourne, Australia, where he studied Graphic design and illustration under top industry professionals. One of Len's online instructors included famed illustrator Aaron Blaise, creator of creature art teacher who was part of Disney for over 21 years and worked on such films such as “The Rescuers Down Under”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Aladdin”, “The Lion King”, “Pocahontas”, “Mulan” and was co-director of “Brother Bear” for which he earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film.
Originally from Nova Scotia, Canada, Len has lived in New Zealand and now calls Melbourne, Australia home.
Over his long independent graphics career he has worked as a vision and graphics specialist for corporate communication companies around the world gaining experience in not only graphic design but fine art in general.
A wonderful, unique Christmas Gift. Highly original soulful and richly layered, The Rat's Heart is a perfect read that you and your children will love. This deep and intriguing story with stunning illustrations is suitable for both Adults and Kids. Beautifully written you will want to read it over and over again. "This story takes you into the very gutters of our city streets, searching for that illusive part of us. Humorous, witty, deeply moving but ever hopeful, this beautifully illustrated book takes you from a place where ‘the stars never seemed so far away’ to one well within our reach."~Felicity May"
What a delightful modern day fairy-tale with a message of love and hope for all of us, brought a tear to my eye, a thoroughly enjoyable read."~Elizabeth Squires"
Delightful modern day fairytale.... loved how it peeked into the current realities as well."~Megan Scott
A poignant story full of beautiful prose and delightful images. A story that makes you think about who you are and what could be missing in your life. I loved and savored every page.~Rohana Hayes
In a unique partnership, Bear and Seal join forces in order to survive.
The Long Journey is a story of friendship and hope.
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