Thursday, March 21, 2019

Illustrator Beth Emily

Beth Emily is a designer and an illustrator based in Hobart, Tasmania. She completed her education from the Tasmanian School of Fine Arts where she studied printmaking and graphic design. She developed her own unique style over the years through continued experimentation and exploration. She loves to observe nature and through her art gives interpretation to different forms found in nature. Her work is primarily influenced by traditional Naturalist art and botanical illustrations. She creates fluid, delicate illustrations using pencil and watercolors.

She works on variety of projects with main focus on print, packaging and branding for start-ups, established businesses and self-initiated projects. She has worked in collaboration with Singapore Airlines, Vogue Japan, Lodestars Anthology, Hecker Guthrie, Clemenger BBDO, Frankie Magazine, Vans, Tasmanian Government, Brandworks and Australian Traveller. She has been one of the finalists at Finders Keepers Art Competition. The Barn Owl coffee cup was one of her commercial projects she designed for Biopak Coffee. What a great way of starting a day! 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Psychedelic Tattoo Artwork by Katie Shocrylas

Katie Shocrylas is a Vancouver based tattoo artist with an experience of over 5 years now who specializes in psychedelic tattoos. She uses almost every color in the rainbow in her tattoos that are often times outlined with combination of lines and dots. Her work features geometric shapes, flowers, leaves and jewels. The artist uses both normal tattoo ink and ultraviolet tattoo ink that gives a unique and distinct quality to her work. 

"Fascinated by the aesthetic and the psychological: my passion is healing and expression through art" artist shared here.

If you want to get a little tattoo by her then you better get in line right now because it can take up to 6 weeks before you get a response, the artist goes through all the messages by herself. She has over 98k followers on Instagram where she is also known as Kshocs. With so many niche audience her books get closed pretty fast, keep an eye on her Instagram for future updates.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Hand-Colored Tissue Paper Cut and Assembled Into Illustrations

Freelance illustrator and surface pattern artist Tracey English lives South West London with her husband, two sons, a cat and a dog. She loves to create collages with hand-colored tissue paper. She likes to make her own paper by painting on tissue paper to achieve the colors and textures that she wants. She would hand cut shapes and carefully assembles one tiny piece at a time to create a delightful collage illustration.

Her designs can be found on greeting cards, paper goods, and children’s books. Tracey has licensed and created commissioned work for Quarto, Bloomsbury, Deva Designs, Design House Greeting, and Pigment Productions. For cards and tea towels you can visit her online store.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Children's Picture Book: Owl Love You Illustrated by Wednesday Kirwan

Owl Love You is a children's picture book written by Matthew Heroux and illustrated by Wednesday Kirwan an illustrator from CA. It's a sweet story of a baby owl who asks its mother questions as they go about exploring the forest after the Sun has gone down. Every page starts with a question such as "Hoo'll hang with me when my friends aren't around?" and replied sweetly with an answer like "Owl hang with you when things feel upside down." It's a perfect bedtime read for kids who will love the rhymes and the delightful illustrations in dark color palette. 

You can read reviews and purchase it for the little one in your life from here.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Shelley Aldrich's Vibrant Watercolor Paintings

Shelley Aldrich lives on a small green hill in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA with her husband and their two girls. She earned a degree in business from the University of Southern California and after that worked in a corporate world for 20 years. When she got tired of crunching numbers, she decided to turn her attention to her creative skills. Currently, she is interested in illustrating stories. She paints a wide array of subject matters from famous people to objects, to mushrooms, to birds and owls. Her artwork is a lovely combination of bright illustrations painted in watercolors and story telling.