Happy February! This is the work of Korean illustrator Mi-Kyung Choi, also known as, Ensee. I came across one of her illustrations while perusing Pinterest yesterday and I was awestruck. Lovely and delicate, her work reminds me of one of my favourite artists, Hsiao-Ron Cheng. Visit her website for more. Images found here.
This is the work of New Zealand artist and illustrator Henrietta Harris. Many of Harris’ surreal portraits masterfully obscure or mask part of the faces in her work. Her soft colours and flowing lines give her work a very dream-like quality. Simply beautiful! Harris exhibits all over New Zealand, Australia, London and New York. Her […]
Oh I think these illustrations spoke to me today. Calm colours and warm beach scenes – just what I need now that we are back after a busy holiday season! When’s summer?? This is the work of Warsaw-based artist and freelance designer Agata Wierzbicka. Her lovely illustrations are inspired by people watching and everyday […]
Oooo! I just came across this artist and I am smitten! This is the work of Barcelona based illustrator Maria Herreros, from her series titled Botanical Rage . On her website, the artist explains, “Nature is cruel. Apparently, women have an expiration date for some duties they have not signed for. Just some little […]
Wonderfully odd illustrations! This is the work of London-based Chilean artist Luisa Rivera. Rivera’s pieces are surreal and beautiful, seemingly inspired by the natural world. She has worked with many well known clients, such as, The New York Times, Variety Magazine, Oxford American, and more. Rivera has a brilliant short-comic project called Wildium, that is […]
Delightfully painted florals and splendid illustrations. This is the work of Brooklyn-based artist Katy Smail. Smail was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, she graduated from the Edinburgh College of Art, began her career in London, and then followed her dreams to New York City. Smail has many well known clients including Macy’s, Target, Saks Fifth Avenue, Land’s […]
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 […]
This is the work of Norwegian artist Natalie Foss, a freelance illustrator based in Oslo. Foss’ bold, bright colours and odd characters are made with coloured pencils on paper. Foss’ work is currently on exhibition at the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design, and she has an upcoming solo show at the Joyce Gallery […]
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, […]