New year, new drawings :)
I’ve added new goodies to the store: www.etsy.com/shop/chellythemagpie
Walk this World is the first children’s book from the very talented Finnish illustrator and art director, Lotta Nieminen. I can see her Finnish influences in her illustration style so clearly! I could very well get happily lost in her site for hours (which I shall treat myself to after I post this). The book teaches children about cultural similarities and differences of people from around the world. How lovely to learn about the world through Lotta’s beautiful and colourful illustrations! There are over 80 flaps that open and reveal even more gorgeousness. I do love a book with surprise open up flaps!
Behold, the crazy beautiful portraiture work of one Paula Bonet. I love the detailing of the girls’ hair. So pretty. I also need to frame up the one with the girl’s face half underwater. It kind of looks like the pages of a whimsical children’s book. Illustrations like these make me miss drawing. I really need to pick up my pen again.
I found the perfect artist for a Friday – Emerald Snow. Doesn’t the name alone make you think of relaxing with a warm (preferably spiked) cup of comforting goodness while watching the raindrops make their way down your window? The artist’s name is in fact Paulina and she hails from Slovak which influences her very detailed prints. I love the way she mixes her muted colours – check them out here. Happy weekend everyone!