Last year, my aunt sent me a link to subscribe to the Painter’s Keys mailing list. Truthfully, I’m the first person to run when I hear the word subscription. I like the keep my inbox as clean as possible and avoid any and all sorts of ‘subscriptions’. However, I easily made an exception for these after I read the first letter.
Basically, The Painter’s Keys are short biweekly letters to artists that touch on incredible thoughts that any artist or creative can easily relate to. They always seem to touch on topics that have been on my mind for a while, which is always a pleasant surprise.
The letters were started by artist Robert Genn. After his passing, his daughter, Sara Genn, has continued the letters per his request. You can read more about how the letters came to be, and their continuation here. This is one of my favorite letters, and something I often think about.
Let me know if you look forward to them each week as much as I do…
“How a hat makes you feel is what a hat is all about.”
*Hats in the illustration are from Paul Smith*
Honored to be featured alongside so many great talents in today’s New York Times. Check out the article on the revival of fashion illustration here.
Bringing Ellie Goulding to new worlds with HP.
So excited to share this project. I recently teamed up with HP (and a few other artists!), to create watercolor worlds for a new interactive video with Ellie Goulding!
Watch the full video here. #BendTheRules
When Ciner New York jewels become Shadow Dancers…
I especially love how this one’s shadow creates the silhouette of a face…
Pollyanna is a film that dramatically stands out within the memories of my childhood. I think I watched it a million times!
One of my favorite scenes involves the magic of prisms. So, of course, whenever the sun starts to beam in the Springtime I like to hang my own strings of crystals…
Small glimpses of rainbows!
See the real dreamy gown here, worn by Sonam Kapoor at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
Back in the depths of the icy cold winter we had, I began creating illustrations for Holt Renfrew’s Spring Beauty lookbook. Now that bright green buds have begun pushing through the seemingly lifeless tree branches, we can finally reveal our collaboration!
Check out my interview on the project with Holts Muse here.
Meet me and customize your own Holt Renfrew x Paper Fashion Beauty Bag on Saturday April 18th at the Bloor Street location in Toronto, Canada. Find out more.
Hope to see you there!