If you haven’t noticed by the majority of my posts, I am a sucker for portrait art! So today I thought I would shake things up a bit… reversed portrait art! These pencil drawings are by British artist Nettie Wakefield. Wakefield’s work is incredibly detailed, using traditional techniques with a unique perspective. A live demonstration […]
Wow! Stunning pencil and embroidery illustrations – I just love the line drawing with the brightly coloured thread. This is the work of Singapore illustrator and mixed media artist Izziyana Suhaimi. On her website Suhaimi says… “Embroidery for me is a quiet and still act, where each stitch represents a moment passed. The building of […]
Another great pinterest find! I’m loving the juxtaposition between the colourful patterned clothing and the beautiful line drawn hair. These illustrations are by Spanish artist Puntobipolar Garcia. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to find more info on this artist. But you can check out more of her work on tumblr or facebook. Images found here.
Holy detail! This is incredible! British artist Charlotte Mann is well known for these intricate wall murals. She uses a thick black marker on a white background, and each object is life-sized and to scale. Mann’s works are mostly by commission, she has collaborated with fashion designer Peter Jensen making room installations for his shows, […]
Ha! I love the Arbus-inspired twins. This is the work of Colombian artist Aníbal Vallejo. Vallejo has studied both fine arts and fashion design. His work is very material based, he uses different fabrics, thread, jewelry and embroidery in his mixed media paintings. To see more check out Vallejo’s website. Images found here.
I love these fun drawings from Mexican artist Alejandrina Herrera. Using pencil, watercolour, and collage Herrera creates interesting little narratives. I especially enjoy when she plays with size and scale. Check out Herrera’s website for more. (I had that little pully dog when I was young and now my daughter loves playing with it!) […]
Oh Boy! I am in love with these eccentric illustrations! Detailed and darling, these imaginative drawings are by Swedish artist Jennie Ekström. This is what she had to say about her art: “I’ve tried so many different things in life, it took me ages to find out that drawing is what I’m […]