Friday, March 23, 2018

Hair Brushes and Cushions Hand Painted by Lihie Jacob

Remember these delightful characters by Berlin based illustrator Lihie Jacob. For her label Tinturu she creates one-of-a-kind brushes and cushions that are individually hand-painted by the artist in her signature colorful and bold style. Her whimsical owl, boar, beaver and lemur will make a perfect gift to give or keep forever. If you have something in mind that you would like her to make for you then contact her, for more details go here.

She enjoys creating for her customers and has been having a "profound pleasure of making some weird and wonderful ideas come alive: A pig wearing a tiger leotard for a couples wedding, a plushie locomotive, a sombrero penguin and more" from her website.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Greeting Cards With Beautiful Bird Illustrations

Rachel Hudson of Butterfly Track is an illustrator based in Hampshire, England. She has a first class degree and a Masters from the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia. She creates colourful, modern wildlife-themed illustrations that can be found on greetings card, art prints and gift items. The series of cards feature two dozens of beautiful bird illustrations including barn owl, goldcrest, pheasants, goldfinches and more.

She has worked with clients such as BBC Wildlife, House of Fraser, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts, and BirdLife International.  She is a member of the Association of Illustrators. Her work is regularly exhibited in galleries and her upcoming show is in the Hampshire Hangers and Hills at Allen Gallery, Alton from 29 March through 27 April 2018. You can find more of her work on her online store.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Surface Patter Designer: Mel Armstrong


Mel Armstrong is an freelance illustrator and surface pattern designer based out of Australia. She works both traditionally and digitally and her designs can be found on products ranging from baby products to shoes to greeting cards and much more. Her work is inspired by birds, flowers and her own kids, she loves to create for the little people. 

She won the Make it in Design scholarship in 2016 and presently being represented by Advocate Art. You can find more of her wonderful work on Pinterest and on her website. For any questions related to her work or about licensing and collaborations please contact her.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Fun and Fresh Temporary Tattoos Inspired by Nature

These stunning temporary tattoos are based on the original illustrations of the designer Tina Curiel of Coyote Brush Studios a design company based in Lafayette in the Bay Area. The business offers designs that are inspired by California's unique natural diversity. The artwork can be found as prints, stickers and temporary tattoos. 

The series of temporary tattoos are perfect for any adventurous soul who loves to explore outdoors and someone who loves animals. The temporary tattoos last anywhere from 1 to 4 days, and are perfect to wear everyday. The tattoos come in packaging made from recycled materials and includes fun facts, as well as instructions for tattoo application. You can see the entire range of their products on their online store.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Angela Rizza's Intricate Illustrations


New York based freelance illustrator Angela Rizza graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. Later on she started creating wonderful artwork influenced by wildlife and story books she grew up reading. "I was read to constantly at night as a kid, and even though I could not understand the words or read, i loved the pictures and wanted to know how to make them. "

She hand-draws illustrations with intricate patterns and applies color with the help of a digital program that are perfect for stationery, homeware and textile goods. She has been exhibited her work in several shows and her work has been featured in magazines and websites including ImagineFX, Creative Quaterly Issue 27, Level Magazine,, IllustrationAge, Behance, Middle-Earth News, Cuded, Illustration Served, and Creative Boom UK.

You can find more of her work I blogged previously here.