About the Author
Abelle Hayford is a Ghanaian-American illustrator, character designer, and color stylist. Abelle’s current body of work consists of diverse characters and narratives, good vibes, and a lot of pastel colors. Their past clients include Warner Bros., Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Disney TVA, New York Times, Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and The New Yorker.
Social media has played a huge role in Abelle’s artistic growth, and they use their social media to share their art to others while also promoting other marginalized artists. In this effort, Abelle organized #DrawingwhileBlack, a viral hashtag to celebrate and promote Black artists around the world!