Kristin (Kris) / 23 / F / North Carolina
I post what I like and what I draw in my spare time.
And also my hungry cat.
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Here’s something I worked on a few days ago. This piece is more of a learning process for me. Each section is trial and error and I had to redraw and repaint on some parts a couple of times while I was progressing—so many awkward parts and they still look awkward. Haha… I painted on a semi hot press paper so some things that I normally do on cold press can’t be done properly here but that’s okay. A little challenge is good! Not sure if it’s done or if I already overdid some parts to its disadvantage but I want to move on to the next.
tHIS MAKES ME EMOTIONAL EVERY TIME
YOU ALL HAD BETTER WATCH THIS ANIMATION BECAUSE IT IS SO AMAZING
Available as a print now on my Society6!
*Take a look at it and my other prints for sale here!*
Portfolio Site- www.oliviachinmueller.com
Fine, detailed and subtle animated artwork created by New York illustrator Rebecca Mock. Apparently the animated gif back to stay, gradually more and more people are exploring this old format and customers asking for shouting. Several of these illustrations were created for the New York Times or The Warlus magazine.
There be monsters
is the work of illustrator and designer Stella Björg from Reykjavík, Iceland. There be monsters is a typeface illustration project inspired by medieval maps featuring fantastical creatures of the sea. All letters are designed unique and very fine so that it seems she perfectly got the medieval touch united with a modern sense of design. About her design work she says:”I still love all areas of design, from the initial brainstorming to the fine tuning of a project.”
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I created this short narrative a couple months ago, but I finally feel ready to share it with you. Despite its length, making this was a laborious process and took me quite some time to put together.
(media: charcoal, graphite and digital)
This story is personal to me, but you can interpret it whatever way you please.
Bernadette the Brave
Bernadette gets lost and scared in a crowd when life is too much. She imagines that the swarms of people around are a forest of trees to cope.
As she walks through the imagined trees, she sees they all have unique faces like the people in the crowd.
Bernadette comes across one in particular with a doorknob. It beacons to her with a golden light. She opens the face and climbs inside.
There she finds a golden world.
This world is wonderous, as if it was made just for Bernadette. It is a place of serenity, safety curiosity, and beauty.
However, back in the forest of faces, danger awaits. Another has found his way into Bernadette’s mind. The danger wields an ax and finds the tree with the golden world.
As he takes his axe to Bernadette’s tree, everything within her world splits, including her body. But from her body comes the source of the golden light. Bernadette holds the power to fight back.
This is your world. You may be small, and It’s okay to be afraid. But know that when fear is crippling and invades your heart, you hold the ultimate power to fight back and conquer.
Audrey Benjaminsen 2014