Nov 27, 2016

Dreaming Away For The Holidays...

Hard at work yesterday putting books under the tree for the all the little kiddies that I just know will love #Dreamingawaywithpercivalcrumbly. And I got a special little visitor to help wrap up the day. #canyoutellimexhausted  #childrensbook #illustrator #picturebookart #watercolour #holidaygift #followyourpassion #dreamdreamaway— at Danforth Avenue.

Parisian Girl Illustration

I recently had a former client, Cosmepro, from France commission me for a fashion illustration. I created a watercolour and pencil illustration of the Pont Alexandre III Bridge in Paris, and added a vector image of a young woman depicting the customer of a private label cosmetics brand.  I had forgotten how much I enjoy painting with watercolour. :)

May 28, 2015

"Book Blush" - New Cringe Sketch

"I was reading a book in class, when my teacher started to do the register. I was so buried in my book that I wasn't paying attention. My teacher read my name then after a few seconds she said, 'is Sophia in school today?' Everyone was looking at me sniggering and I got shouted at for ignoring her!"
Sophia, 11

Jan 16, 2015

School Blues... in colour :)

I've made some minor changes and added colour to the school blues illustration. Here is the result.

Jan 2, 2015

New Year, new projects...

Just finished my first illustration of 2015. Something fun for Girl Talk magazine. :)

Digital Illustration by Diane Kolar

"My brother was saying things to put me off my food at his birthday party.
He was only doing it to impress his friends so I threw a tomato at him - 
but he 
and it splattered right into my best friend’s face. I was so embarrassed!"

– Olivia, 12

Nov 24, 2014

School blues... time for colour!

Going to start working on the colour for this fun little classroom illustration for a Client.

Nov 18, 2014

Percival Crumbly's Debut at the INSPIRE Toronto International Book Fair!

This past weekend I had the pleasure to attend the first Toronto International Book Fair to promote my first Children's Book Illustration project, Dreaming Away with Percival Crumbly. Meeting avid readers and signing books was such a great experience. I am looking forward to next year's fair :)

Dreaming Away with Percival Crumbly written
by James Di Fiore and Illustrated by Diane Kolar
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