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Elise Hurst is a Melbourne-based illustrator, fine artist and author, specialising in children's books. She works in a vintage alternate reality, creating characters we feel we know and worlds we would like to inhabit.   
NEWS! Elise has just launched her new book with Neil Gaiman in London. The magical novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane now has a sumptuous immersive illustrated edition, with 101 ink drawings by Elise. The live feed from this event can be viewed here.
Original art from the book is now available exclusively for purchase on this website. 
December 5: Join Elise for an exhibition, book launch and celebration of this milestone in Melbourne, in the extraordinary Norla Dome of The Mission to Seafarers complex in Docklands. This is a once-only chance to see the original work. Launch at 6.30pm, open 5-10pm. Free ticketed event: Eventbrite
December 6: 11am-9pm The exhibition continues with live painting by Elise, as well as prints, cards, picture books and copies of The Ocean at the End of the Lane, signed by Elise. Norla Dome, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands.