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Mel Barren


Web Designer

Children's Book Illustrator

Creative Thinker and Doer 

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Websites & Landing Pages

Refreshingly individual
web design and development

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Websites, Landing pages, web website design, web design, websites for artists, websites for creatives, cheap websites, budget websites, low cost websites, landing pages, cheap landing pages, how to build a budget website, website copywriting, cheap website copywriting. For face to face meetings, I'm based in Oxted, Warlingham, Caterham, Croydon, Surrey, South London & London.


Brilliant and funny illustrator, artist, line artist, ink artist, cartoonist comes up with funny, quirky and original ideas. Mel Barren, artist and illustrator, ink art, line art for children's books. Mel Barren creates wonderful and imaginative children's picture book illustrations for children's book authors and publishers. Mel Barren draws clever and funny business illustrations and cartoons for websites, brochures and presentations and adverts and advertising campaigns. Mel Barren creates original and funny Christmas cards and leaflets. Mel Barren has rave five star reviews and a loyal following. 

Commercial Illustrations


For books, web and print

Websites, children's books and business illustration for team profiles, icons and favicons, social media posts, presentations and campaigns.


For print: brochures, infographs, handbooks, books, children's books, personalised business cards, company Christmas cards, leaflets.

Business success cartoon signpost
Slug and Prize Lettuce cartoon
Christmas Santa's elves carrying turkey lunch
Flexible_Working cartoon funny illustration girl on laptop
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Mel Barren's Gallery

Find inspiration in the random head spaghetti and special commissions of a designer and cartoonist

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Cartoon of Mel Barren drawing spaghetti at an easel

Its like Moonpig but better. Original illustrations and cartoons by Oxted artist.

Mel Barren card 21 Again,  Budget Boob Job
Mel Barren card of 60th birthday funny Budget Boob Job
Mel Barren birthday card 21 Again Budget Boob Job!
Sporty family with cockapoo dog, funny cartoon by Mel Barren

Personalised original cards, invitations and more...

Unique and personalised cartoons for every occasion

Original ideas for your friends or family, framed or unframed.

Give the gift of a unique hand drawn cartoon, signed by the cartoonist and fresh from the easel.

Stuck for ideas? Let me do the thinking for you

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We can work together remotely online, or if you prefer face to face, let's meet?
I work in Oxted, Surrey and surrounding areas: Westerham, Woldingham, Sevenoaks, Kent, Warlingham, Caterham, Croydon & London.

In the serious world of design, cutting edge business-enhancing websites and commissioned art, I hope this site demonstrates a gentle humour and a sense of the irony and ridiculousness of Life. 

So, my friend - commission original art, visit my e-shop or use my digital services as a demonstration of your irreverent like-mindedness.

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