Nancy Liang’s Rich Palette of Neutral Tones

Nancy Liang

Since yesterday featured some collaged houses, why not continue the trend? Nancy Liang is an Australian-based illustrator whose proves my theory that kraft paper is the best thing to draw on. I love how graphite looks on it, and Liang’s gestural marks add some serious visual interest. Especially when you look at her squiggly, out-of-control shadows.

In addition to drawing, I’m also digging the color palette. Or, rather, lack thereof – there’s a rich combination of neutral papers that illustrate the strange (and not so strange) activities that we do under a bright moon.

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And finally, a colorful illustration by Liang:


  • Reply Lilit May 14, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    This is Aboslutely Magic! For a very long time I didn’t have such a beautiful feeling while looking at a picture. And it feels like I know this place, I lived there and I love it.
    Thank you for you art!

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