post 3 Stina Persson

Stina Persson

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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

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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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