Noah Johnson (Let me illustrate)

Noah (“Nomich”) Johnson started his family games company, Nomich Games, back in 2020 and he wears many other hats, such as: game design, graphic and web design, customer service, marketing, networking and sales. Nomich Games' mission is to promote community through simple, quick-to-learn, addictively-fun games that get people interacting and laughing together.

Albert Pinilla (Let me illustrate)

Albert Pinilla is an illustrator born in Barcelona. He is the co-creator and illustrator of the card game "We Can Play: Women Who Changed The World" and co-creator of the game publisher Julibert. He has also illustrated books such as The Interactive Constitution and Climate Change, the Choice Is Ours and has illustrated children's board games for companies such as Jumbo Disset, Goula, Nathan and Headu.

Melissa Douglas (Let me illustrate)

Melissa Douglas, also known as Kittykatmaniac, or Kitty for short, is a 2D artist known for neon art and their love of villains. They have been an artist for almost 30 years and will continue to be for many more years to come. Currently, Melissa is a full-time toy designer and not working or doing freelance. Melissa has got a dorky cat named Venom, after one of their favourite comic book characters.

Jacqui Davis (Let me illustrate)

Jacqui Davis was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and moved to the UK as a kid. After graduating with a 1st in Animation from Staffordshire University in 2012, she began freelancing. She is also known as the Logic Fairy and currently lives and works in Lytham-St-Annes, where she enjoys walks through the woods or ambles along the estuary. She paints everything from adorable animals to villainous wizards, bringing life to characters she is passionate about. She listens to a good audiobook or has a movie on in the background while painting, and when she is not painting she keeps the creative mojo going by doing a spot of writing.

Nikita Sullivan (Let me illustrate)

Nikita Sullivan has always been a techie and surrounded by nerds. She has a BSc in Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence and after working as a software engineer, she became a freelance graphic designer. She always loved being creative, so decided to become a board game designer. It allowed her to learn a lot of new things while being creative every single day. Her games Tri To Win and Mini Memory Mischief were self-published and she has more coming up. Nikita also publishes The Indie Tabletop Newsletter and generally enjoys sharing her experiences with the online board game community, supporting them however she can. Website: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Audio Transcript “Firstly, thank you Oliver for having me on the Let me illustrate podcast. My name is Nikita Sullivan and I’ve been a board game artist for just over a year now. “I became a board game artist because I started to design my own games as Atikin games and I already loved doing graphic design and digital artwork. So I was always going to be doing my own art for my games. “I don’t think I have an art style I’m best known for as I try to use a different style for each of my games. I’m enjoying exploring a new art style with each new game I design and I’d love to say that I will continue to use a different art style for every new game I make in future, but realistically one day I’ll find a style I’m so in love with that I can’t leave it for another. Until that time I’ll keep exploring. “The first board game I was an artist for was Tri To Win. It’s the first game I designed and it opened up this whole world of...