Fanciful Characters Inhabit María Jesús Contreras' Whimsically Illustrated Worlds
1 month ago - By Colossal
All images © María Jesús Contreras, shared with permission
Fluffy calves with wings and a knack for pollination, picnicking bunnies, and a cow enjoying a grassy meal at the dinner table are a few of the adorable creatures that populate María Jesús Contreras ' illustrations. The Chile-based artist envisions fantastical worlds of play and whimsy, inhabited by characters that express strong emotions. Saturated with bright colors, her illustrations brim with texture and grainy details that give the scenes a retro feel.
Contreras works between analog and digital mediums, and her process often...
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