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Hey there! I'm Careshia Esperanza Steenkamp, but you can call me Careshia Esperanza! I'm the founder of Crayative and Harry&Co, bringing a burst of creativity to the South African and global art scene!

My passion lies in illustration, where I bring ideas to life through captivating visuals. But that's not

all—I've ventured into online teaching, offering insights into my craft, and I also create adorable pet portraits that capture the essence of beloved furry friends. Oh, and did I mention my knack for illustrating enchanting children's books?

Now, here's the juicy part—I've partnered with big-league brands lik
e Ogilvy, Anglo-American, Sanral, Rain, and more. They've praised my creativity in bringing their projects to life, and I'm here to bring that same magic to your project. I’ve been fortunate enough to work on projects that have been awarded esteemed South African design accolades such as Pendoring, Assegaai, Loeries and Bookmark.

So, if you're ready to embark on a wild, colourful adventure, let's join forces. Whether it's a bra
nd project, a personal commission, or something extraordinary you have in mind, I'm here to turn your vision into reality. Click that "Let's collab" button, and let the magic begin!

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Careshia is a brilliant illustrator and creative. It is always fun to work with her on various projects. She can work in various styles across different brands and always gets it! Her collaborative approach is refreshing, she always delivers exceptional work while managing deadlines and time pressures.

Catherine Kruger


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