Jesca Marisa

Jesca is an illustrator from Cape Town. She loves telling tales of fantasy, using various mediums to create both comic book panels and animation. She works full-time as an illustrator of children’s books and for print advertising, but always has a passion project on the back burner.

Published works:
Awakenings Issue One, 2007, Self-Published Limited Edition, Writer/Illustrator: Jesca Marisa
Tales from the Blue Sky, 2010, Mthombothi Studios, Various writers and Illustrators, Wrote and Illustrated a short story called Tree Mountain.
Mune: Love Between Worlds 2009. 10 minute 2D animation screened at various festivals worldwide
Awakenings 2 – to be printed as a limited edition in April/May 2011

SAFTA (South African Film and Television Award ) for Best Animation for Mune in 201

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  1. Love your dreamlike style and attention to detail. Well done and good luck with the new Awakenings book. Looking forward to it.

  2. [...] Jesca Marisa is a Cape Town based illustrator and animator. Her animated short film – Mune – has traveled to festivals across the world. Mune has won the SAFTA (South African Film and Television Award) for Best Animation in 2011. Currently Jesca works full time as an illustrator, but her first love is for comics. Awakenings 2 is her second publication. Tags: Awakenings, Jesca Marisa Previous article  [...]

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