The Corona crisis highlights once again how vulnerable the incomes of artists are. Right at a time when we see people appreciating art in the form of music, Netflix, books and cooking during quarantaine times.
We should nourish and protect art, since it can be so consoling during confusing times like these, and in general for a joyful life.That is why we’re over the moon to collaborate with five up and coming illustrators. These talents worked on a project titled ‘Hope in 2020’ and came up with amazing designs – that we’ve turned in a special Limited Edition Leafbook!
Another extra: by buying these books you directly support the illustrators in continuing on their creative journeys, creating works of art to console, inspire and delight us. Because together, we’ll make it through this.
One of the illustrators is Silvana. Are you ready for her design?
About the design
“In times like these, a little hope is something we all need. For this notebook I decided to translate one of my favorite quotes regarding this topic (when the sun goes down, the stars come out) to an illustration.
People always say my work tends to match my personality; I try to see the positive side of things, even when everything else seems dark. That’s something that I really aimed to reflect in this illustration, to hopefully radiate some of that on to you! So just try to remember, that even when you feel like you’re in the dark, there will always be stars above you.”
Although Silvana’s biggest passion has always been illustration, her love for everything that has to do with visual design is endless. From graphic design to making video’s and from photography to illustration; she loves working with these different techniques – and sometimes even combining them – equally as much.
Her work incorporates both hand-drawn and digital techniques. She often take inspiration from nature, photography, fashion and everyday life to create colorful and inviting designs.
You can find Silvana’s portfolio at www.studiosilvana.nl, and you can follow her on Instagram (@studiosilvana).