All posts tagged: illustrator

DISCOVER PERTH ART: Ashleigh Perrella

The latest Perth artist to take over kitsch gallery and goodie store Beau Est Mien in Northbridge is floral fanatic Ashleigh Perrella. I was kindly offered an invite to her recent exhibition, and was so pleased to see all different walks of life popping in to check out her super cute floral illustrations and giftware. Featuring an electric, fruity colour palette in bright oranges and pinks, the detailed range of sweet offerings included inspiration cards, gift tags and beautifully framed illustrations in her signature style. When I asked Ashley why she illustrates flowers, the answer was simple. “Flowers are just so beautiful, and there is so much opportunity for creativity and expression. I also just love colour, and drawing flowers allows for endless use of colour”. I’ll agree with her on that one, colour makes me happy too!      Ashleigh describes her art as vibrant, fresh, whimsical and feminine​, and draws inspiration from flowers, floral arrangements and floral designers. “Floral design is an artform and I absolutely love finding inspiring imagery that will be the …

Like It Local: Nevertheless

If I could spend all of my spare time gazing at pretty girls I probably would (hehe), but I don’t think I could justify this as a hobby. But for Perth freelance fashion illustrator Sheryl Young of Nevertheless, spending her free time gazing at gorgeous ladies is in her job description and recreating them on a blank canvas is her passion.