Moscow, China, Armenia, Finland. So many destinations that Laure Fissore, a young French illustrator, has elegantly drawn. Her latest book, New York, is full of posey with very realistic images of the Big Apple: a touch of colour here and there, the yellow cab, the wonder wheel, Chinatown. I am already transported.
Julien Pacaud is a French illustrator currently living in Le Mans. He claims that in his former life he was an astrophysician, an international snooker champion, a hypnotist, and an esperanto teacher. But his true passion he hopes to engage in more of in the future is time-traveling.
French illustrator Julien Pacaud creates masterful, colourful opus’ to 1960s retro poster design, no doubt drawing inspiration along the way from his background as ‘an astrophysician, an international snooker player, a hypnotist and an Esperanto teacher’.
Mcbess, aka Matthieu Bessudo, is a very talented French illustrator living in London who has a pretty strong character-driven style which produces very eye-catching compositions. His black and white universe is filled with exaggerated characters and unique retro expressions: a mix of ‘old school’ cartoon, rock’n’roll, retro and modern elements. He is able to fuse all of that to deliver wonderful little masterpieces.
The paintings of French illustrator Emmanuelle Pioli are full of delicate clouds, princesses, flowers and birds, all glowing brightly from within. There is certainly a magical quality to her paintings which ought to appeal to any girl who has ever cherished a unicorn or dancing ballerina jewelry box.