Rumbidzai Marilyn Savanhu
Rumbidzai Marilyn Savanhu is an illustrator from Zimbabwe, she is a research based artist with a strong sense of colour and pattern. She works mainly digitally with Photoshop and Procreate but she likes working from her sketchbooks when experimenting with new ideas or media. Her main interests are fashion, film, history and music, she loves incorporating these elements within her work. Rumbi is passionate about representation and accurate depictions of people within stories and combines her culture with symbolism when creating narratives. She is inspired by filmmakers Guillermo del Toro and Satoshi Kon and artists Gyimah Gariba, Sachin Teng and Tiffany Ford because of their use of colour, composition and texture. For Rumbi these are the most important elements of her process when approaching visual story telling.