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Mary of Time, space and quality
Educated at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Mary GrandPre began her career as a conceptual illustrator for local editorial clients. Her concerns for light, color, drawing, and design came together in evocative, ethereal pastel paintings evolving toward a style she now calls "soft geometry".
From there she climbed up the ivory tower of graphic design (See her Wikipedia Bio!!) Recently, she was featured on the cover of Time Magazine for her work with the Harry Potter Series and also worked as a visionary in the environment/scenery development in Dreamworks animated film Antz
Full story : www.marygrandpre.com
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Melinda Beck : lovable fun
How can you not just fall in love with the art of Melinda Beck!
Melinda Beck is an illustrator, animator and graphic designer based in Brooklyn, New York. She received a BFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1989. Her various portfolio galleries are not to be missed. Also see her Facebook ; an interview with Shiny Squirrel; a little photo of Melinda ; and her wonderful little Saturday morning cartoon you can share with the kids!
Full story at Melinda's web site: melindabeck.com
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strawberryLuna : Female Designers
We loved our visit to strawberryluna and we think you will too, not just for this article, but a whole lot more!
Strawberryluna is Allison & Craig, a pair of designers, illustrators, and screenprinters as well as music and film nerds based in Pittsburgh, PA. Allison says : "... the correct way to spell our studio name is “strawberryluna”. All one word, all lower case. Full on. When it’s good, you don’t need to shout."
Full story : strawberryLuna : Female Designers
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