Wednesday, June 25, 2014

nicolas ghesquière for louis vuitton

nicolas ghesquièrethese illustrations also appear in the current issue of l'officiel italia, framing an article about nicolas ghesquière, who recently replaced marc jacobs as the new creative director at louis vuitton. his first LV collection premiered in paris on march 5th, beginning a new chapter for the 160-year-old fashion house.

drawing these looks, i came to appreciate why ghesquière is so well loved (this vanity fair article nicely sums up the appeal of his designs): the proportions of the clothes, the simplicity of the styling and the use of high quality textiles is so easy on the eyes; it just looks so right, so well made, so chic and cozy all at once.
nicolas ghesquière

l'officiel italia

"panama and i"

"panama and i" for ivan olita's article about the american trade hotel in panama, in the current issue of l'officiel italia, out now!

Saturday, June 21, 2014

ik mis je

ik mis je two of my older illustrations appear in the current issue of dutch magazine flow, alongside an article by mariska jansen about loss and longing.

Friday, June 13, 2014

etsy feature

yelena bryksenkova

at work
my shop is featured on etsy today! click here for a ramble about how i got started and a few more photos of my workspace and process. so many thanks for your support and positive feedback; it means everything!

Monday, June 9, 2014

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

la boum III: the breakdown

"la boum III: the breakdown" by yelena bryksenkova
it's my party, and i'll cry if i want to: the third painting in my "la boum" series for the next enormous tiny art show. 5x5 inches; pen, watercolor and acryla gouache on paper. since i was burning the midnight oil anyway, i decided to scan it every few steps. here's how it all went down:
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

celestial friendship

"celestial friendship"
as witnessed from greenwich village in new york city on saturday, may 3rd, 2014 in the company of two old friends whom i hadn't seen in years, and in an otherwise empty night sky.

Monday, June 2, 2014

red cap cards holiday 2014

"somnambula" detail
for those that like to prepare for the colder months well ahead of time, i added two new holiday cards to my red cap collection: memories of winters long ago, in places far away.
two new holiday cards 2014