by Zolton in New Illustration on Monday 6 April 2009

We asked Brooklyn-based artist Kim Herbst to tell us about her distinctive illustration style: ‘It’s usually described as an organic looking graphic novel. Recently, I’ve had pieces accepted in CMYK Magazine and the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators. I hope to have a few short comics printed together in the near future as a mini-anthology involving origami. As a child, I always attempted to copy my mother, who folded cranes and other beautiful animals out of paper. But they never came out as crisp and clean as her own. I suppose drawing them crisp and clean with brush and ink was a better alternative!’