Ruby Lou is a freelance botanical and scientific illustrator based in Cape town.
Her vocation for ecological education and love for the diverse South African fauna and flora is evident in her vivid and bright illustrations. She has roots in fashion illustration, and is self taught in the mediums of watercolour, ink and gouache.
Her unique style is versatile and has a wide scope of applications for conservation as well as print and media.
She hopes to constantly inspire people to leave an active mark in the preservation of our distinct biodiversity.