Emila was born in Malaysia (Pahang) in 1969. She is known as a self-taught visual artist, illustrator, and author. She has written and illustrated several popular picture books in Malaysia, as well as a series of children’s handbooks. Beloved for her whimsical characters, her talent has won her a loyal following locally and internationally.
In 1995, Emila started her artistic career. Emila was working as a broadcast graphic artist at the time, before switching to the graphic artist in 1999. Since 2007, she has been a picture book illustrator and artist.
Emila’s creations are inspired by life. Her father was a commando, and her experiences growing up in an army camp by the sea and school holidays at her grandparents’ house in Raub, Pahang eventually formed the backdrop for her illustrated trilogy – My Mother’s Kitchen , My Mother’s Garden, and My Father’s Farm.
As an artist, Emila usually focuses on girls and landscapes. Her style is influenced by Art Nouveau, Surrealism, Expressionism, Impressionism, and Neo-Impressionism art movements. Emila’s artwork is not limited to traditional media, she also creates electronic artwork.
艾米拉 1969 年出生於馬來西亞（彭亨州）。她以自學成才的視覺藝術家、插畫家和作家而聞名。她撰寫和繪製了多本在馬來西亞非常受歡迎的圖畫書，以及一系列兒童手工手冊。 她的異想天開的角色深受喜愛，她的才華在本地和國際上贏得了忠實的粉絲。
1995 年，艾米拉開始了她的的藝術生涯。艾米拉當時是一名廣播平面藝術家，在 1999 年轉為 平面藝術家。從 2007 年開始，她成為圖畫書插畫家和美術家。
作為一名藝術家，艾米拉 的通常以女孩和風景為創作主軸。 她的風格受到新藝術運動、超現實主義、表現主義、印象主義和新印象主義藝術運動的影響。 艾米拉的藝術作品不僅限於傳統媒體，她還創作電子藝術作品。