Posts Categorized: illustration

Artist Feature + Artist Interview + illustration + Life / Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018

Artist Feature: Julie Walker

Julie Walker

This month our artist feature is Julie Walker, a collage wizard whose work I am so inspired by! In this interview, Julie talks about the importance of play, not taking yourself too seriously, and giving yourself space to create. Her insights remind me to really enjoy the journey and not get too caught up in the stress and pressures of life. If you haven’t checked of Julie’s work, pop on over to her Instagram for a real treat! She also illustrated our book club art this month that’s available for a free download–You won’t want to miss it!

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Artist Interview + illustration + Life / Tuesday, 24 Jul 2018

Illustrator Feature: Normandie Luscher

This month we are tickled to be able to highlight our graphic design intern extraordinaire, Normandie Luscher as our illustrator feature of the month! If you missed the book club artwork she did for Leonardo da Vinci yesterday, check it out! Normandie is incredibly talented and splits her time between the east coast and her hometown here in the west. Between art school in Maryland, interning at Lars, and a million other projects in between, she keeps super busy! She shares her insights on the importance of work (and trust us, she works hard!), and being open to opportunities. Be sure to take a look at her portfolio and Instagram to see more of her lovely work!

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Design + downloads + illustration + Life / Friday, 30 Jun 2017

July Desktop Calendar and wallpaper

JUly 2017 desktop wallpaper and calendar JUly 2017 desktop wallpaper and calendar

Do you ever catch the wanderlust bug? Sometimes I find myself daydreaming of vacations, relaxing retreats, and exciting adventures all day long. I’ll check airfares daily, research new hotels, and plan the restaurants I’ll visit. Ah, what a vacation can do for the soul! This month’s July desktop calendar wallpaper captures my love for vacationing with a sweet illustration of a few travel essentials! Now if only I could pack that simply…I hope that you have some exciting plans for this summer so I can live vicariously through you! In the meantime, I’ll keep dreaming, planning, and looking forward to my next getaway!  Let’s make July a good one! Read on →

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Book Club + illustration / Monday, 22 Aug 2016

Lars Book Club: August

Drew Barrymore Wildflower printable quote

We hope you’ve loved reading about Drew Barrymore and her life experiences in this month’s Book Club book, Wildflower. Her love of life is apparent and her refreshing, candid way of connecting with you as a reader almost makes it feel like you’re having a conversation with her. Am I right?? Here are a few questions to consider as you finish up Wildflower, plus some further reading suggestions and a printable quote and booksmarks from the book from this month’s guest illustrator, Danielle Kroll.

Drew Barrymore Wildflower printable quote

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Design + illustration / Wednesday, 22 Jun 2016

17 inspiring illustrators to follow on Instagram

Inspiring Illustrators to follow on Instagram

I LOVE following illustrators on Instagram, especially ones whose work is full of color and charm. They add such a wonderful dose of inspiration and whimsy to my day. Through Instagram I’ve been able to identify some new favorites. The following is a round up of some who bring a smile to my day. Though there are many many more that I love but I love that these feeds are filled mostly with their illustrations with a touch of their life. Enjoy!

From top row left: , Danielle Kroll, Monica Lynch  | Yelena Bryksenkova, Anna Olsson, Michelle Christensen | Dinara Mirtalipova, Leah Goren, Anna Bond

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