The Sketch Book — fashion illustration

kanyangst

fashion illustration Inslee Inslee By Design kanye west The Sketch Book

How fierce is this girl? I was going for mysterious and sultry, but she turned out kind of seething with anger by accident. I was thinking she might be a 2014 calendar girl... but felt like her aggressive eye contact might have been a bit much for a whole 30 days.You see, as I was sketching her I was listening to an NPR review of Kanye's new (and I might add, overly aggressive) album. So basically, I blame this illustration's personality on Kanye and his issues. I mean, don't get me wrong, I enjoy a good musical rant as much...

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Model Week

fashion illustration Inslee Inslee By Design Model NYFW The Sketch Book

New York Fashion Week is quickly approaching, and the models are everywhere!The building my studio is located in suddenly becomes a mothership of fashion castings the week before NYFW and tall, emaciated, mysteriously eastern-european women flock toward it in droves.Today, as I stalked up 9 flights of stairs, dripping umbrella in one hand, juggling cell phone, wallet and keys in the other, clad in my ever-alluring jcrew flats and humidity-rage infused hair, I came upon an occupation of models on the staircase between the 6th and 7th floors.If you've ever walked up 9 flights of stairs, you know that by...

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Kendra Scott

fall campaign fashion illustration Inslee By Design Inslee Haynes jewelry kendra scott News and Events

It's a beautiful day here in New York, the perfect kind of sunny but-not-hot day. I am just returning from a picnic lunch in Washington Square Park with my sketch book. Jazz musicians were casually playing the day away, children were running wild through the giant fountain and everyone seemed to be eating italian ice. Like I said, perfect kind of New York day.And to make things even better, here's an illustration I did for Kendra Scott. Yes, the Kendra Scott. Let's all freak out!Thank you, thank you, thank you to the KS team for this lovely feature! Be sure to visit Kendra's...

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summer of superga

fashion illustration Inslee Inslee By Design summer superga The Sketch Book voluminous hair

Things I love right now - voluminous hair in the form of extremely high buns, retro swimwear and supergas. I am hearby declaring this the summer of these three things. But mostly the summer of superga. Have you tried these shoes? They are blowing my mind. Wearing lace-up shoes is really increasing my walking speed/versatility. And luckily, the higher my bun, the less height I am forfeiting by not wearing heels. win-win!

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graduation sketches

fashion illustration graduation high school grad Inslee By Design Inslee Haynes mary marshall mm pink The Sketch Book

 Two bright and cheerful sketches for the most stylish high school graduate ever!I created these for a very important graduate (one of my two soon-to-be-sisters!) to decorate her dorm room at Sewanee next year. These are sketches of dresses she's worn recently and looked stunning in. Did you have this kind of refined taste in maxi dresses at 18? I wish I had. She's quite the sophisticate. And, I might add, she's planning to spend the summer interning for a certain fashion illustrator in NYC... you can guess who I might be referring to!

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