Let’s Make Your Dreams Come True
I believe in dreams coming true. If you want to grow your freelance illustration business or travel to a magical place through a story, You’ve come to the right place.
Tales Fantastic was created for dreamers.
Read Enchanting Books
Get inspired by Manelle’s magical books. Each one is designed to take you on a fantastical journey.
Learn How to Find Your Art Style
What does having an art “style” really mean? How do you find your style without feeling stuck?
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Hello, I’m Manelle,
An illustrator, author, and creator of Tales Fantastic.
I believe stories are essential to living a happy life, not only because they entertain us, but because they teach amazing things and connect us to other humans.
I love creating illustrated books, and I want to share everything I know about illustration and the publishing world with you. I’m here to help you as an illustrator and storyteller to reach your dream of becoming a professional artist.
Your dream of becoming a professional illustrator starts with you.
Click below to sign up for my free e-mail class. In it, you’ll learn everything I know about finding your art style and how to do it while having fun, and avoiding burnout.
Need a Creative Jumpstart?
Check out these blog posts designed to give you a creative boost.
Having fun isn’t hard when you have a library card! —From Arthur the animated series. When I was really small my mom took us to the library quite often. I…
It’s okay to not know what you are doing. You know when it feels like everyone knows something that you don’t? When I was in college I had to take…
When I was in 7th grade I had an art teacher. A good one. Her name is Syndey and this is her website. She taught us how to draw from…
Praise for Tales Fantastic
Artists Who are Finding Their Voice
Watch the Magic Happen
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Once Upon a Time
Go on a Journey with These Enchanting Stories
A Short Story By Manelle Oliphant Goody Alice’s hate began on a sunny day and grew from there. Over the years she’d stoked it with all the anger and resentment…
May 25, 1909 I had to leave my room this morning. Martin came in and fell asleep on the sofa late last night. I don’t know where he was, probably…
A Short Story By Manelle Oliphant Joseph stood on the ship’s deck where he’d served for the last three years and stared at the miniature painting his wife had sent….
Work with me to build your own illustration career.
In the Illustration Business Masterclass, I’ll walk you through every step as you create a professional illustration portfolio, present it, and find amazing illustration clients.