Marta Comas was born in Barcelona but has many ties to the mountains where she has spent a very important part of her life. Her childhood was influenced by a creative family, where drawing and painting were present.
When she grew up, the world of volunteering marked her way of being and seeing the world. First as a theatre instructor and then as a camp instructor for young children.
Painting and drawing have been present in her life; since she was very young she knew what she wanted to do; to paint. But it wasn’t until she finished her degree in graphic design at the Eina school and launched a postgraduate course in illustration at the Bau school that she decided to devote herself to illustrating for children and young people.
And it has become her great passion.
Illustrations full of color and tenderness where the animals are the main characters, which transport you to the child’s world. Designed for the youngest in the house or for those who still have a child inside. Trying to bring a message of awareness and esteem towards nature.
I work with many supports, from wood, walls, paper, fabric or digital.
My painting technique combines different materials, such as acrylic paint, gouache, colored pencils, Uni-posca markers, ink…