D. Iris Sigmundsdottir…

Ohhh! So lovely! This is the work of Icelandic artist and graphic designer D. Iris Sigmundsdottir, another great artist I found browsing Saatchi Art. Her mixed media collages are made of paper, pencil, gouache, acrylic and sometimes fabric. On her website Sigmundsdottir states… ” I am fascinated with the woman, her mind and body. The […]

Nettie Wakefield…

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 […]

Izziyana Suhaimi…

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 […]

Natalie Foss…

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 […]

Marynn…

“My weapons are my 2B pencil and a cup of patience” …says French illustrator Marynn. Marynn’s work is attention grabbing, she creates grayscale realism with splashes of colour.  She lists her inspirations as, “the people around me, song lyrics, personal stories, feelings, anything that can carry a message”. Check out her website for more. Images […]

Alejandrina Herrera…

    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!) […]

Catherine Mellinger…

    Doesn’t everyone love bubbles… especially cute little collage bubbles! Canadian mixed media artist Catherine Mellinger uses ink, pencil, watercolor, and collage.  Her work is about memories, both real and imagined.  That place where the memories are there, but just beyond your understanding. Originals are available for sale in her Etsy shop. Images found […]