Hi! I'm Lori Melliere, the artist behind Papermill Creative. I'm a Durham, North Carolina-based librarian who was voted most likely to be an illustrator by my peers in eighth grade - and here we are!

Papermill Creative launched in 2018. Inspired by greats like Where's Waldo and the Busy World of Richard Scarry, I love to work in details that capture the spirit of the places that inspire me.

Born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, I currently live in Durham, NC with my husband, cat and dog.