Portraits from Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rafael Comino Matas, a Spanish artist, uses one of the most inspiring, unique ways to capture his experiences in Africa –  journaling in the form of a sketchbook. He captures powerful portraits of people that he meets along the journey. His striking mix of different materials such as watercolor, pencil, and pen create beautiful effects in his […]

Beauty disguised in the mask of illustrations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Useless but somewhat interesting piece of information, the word illustration derives from the Latin word , illu’stro meaning enlighten, irradiate. However, as useful or useless as it may seem the original meaning of the word illustration is perfectly defined through Sarah Rossignol’s work. Not only are her illuminated drawings and sketches engaging but also they […]

Diem Chau and her magical carving skills.

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Chau’s current work drifts into new territory by exploring the periphery of the narrative, moments forgotten and faded, or too brief to retain.” Diem Chau creates beautiful works of art through detailed carvings in crayons and pencils. I find her work to be so sweet and playful, I just want her to make more. Her most […]