Artist Interviews

The Illustrations of Illulina

The Illustrations of Illulina

Melina – or Illulina, as she is known online, describes herself as a ‘tea drinker, woodland dweller and illustrator.’ I’ve been a fan of her work on Instagram for a long time, falling in love with her colours and texturess. I caught up with her to discuss her workspace, how she is influenced by the natural world and why illustration has always been her passion.

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The Patterns of Elena O'Neil

The Patterns of Elena O'Neil

Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing artist and designer Elena O’Neill. Working with watercolour to create vibrant repeat patterns and illustrations inspired by the beauty in everyday life, Elena has worked with Thortful and Moonpig. After learning to sew, she began to apply her patterns to pencil cases and fabric. I caught up with her to find out about her creative process, influences and challenges.

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