post 3 Stina Persson

Stina Persson


Stina Persson is an illustrator that works in a variety of mediums such as watercolour, paper-cut, acrylics and inks. Her typography is luscious and exciting, so definitely take a look on the dedicated page at her website. What is liked mostly about her work is that she knows when to exercise control and when to show a bit more freedom; you can see this comes naturally for her.


Stina was born in Sweden in 1972, and has lived and studied in Tokyo, Florence and New York. Today, she is living in Stockholm, Sweden.


Her style has both a vivid and elegant feel. As she fuses the traditional with the edgy to introduce a modern look to illustration.


Stina says the ultimate goal with her work “is making the ugly prettier and the beautiful a little edgier.”


She creates her work by hand; using inks, watercolor dyes and colored pencils, and sometimes Mexican cut paper.The work is then scanned, and given a digital touch-up that makes original and glamorous fashion paintings with a sixties touch


Her Clients consist of Absolut Vodka, Nike, Godiva Chocolatier, Macy’s Department Stores, Bloomingdale’s, Penguin Books, Sony Music, Uniqlo, Rimmel, Urban Decay, Target, 2K T-shirts, Harper’s Bazaar Japan, Elle UK, Marie Claire, Amica, Flaunt Magazine, Squint, Biba, Jane Magazine, etc


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