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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The No. 1 Illustrator

((  Written By:  Staff Writer  ))  If French illustrator Malika Favre's work looks familiar, it's likely because you've seen her memorable illustrations for the television series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (which was based on the novels by Alexander McCall Smith).  Malika says about her work, "my approach to illustration is about paring things down as much as possible.  I try and get to the essence of my subject by using as few lines and colours as it needs to convey the core of the idea."  For more, visit  And from our archives, read our interview, The No. 1 Motswana, with actress Shombi Ellis who starred in The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.

((  Photo Credits:  Malika Favre  ))