The Sketch Book — March

paris, anyone?

2013 calendar fashion illustration Inslee By Design Inslee Calendar Inslee Haynes March paris The Sketch Book

Happy March calendar day! Between last month's girl and this month's girl I'm beginning to think I subliminally wish I lived in Paris. Then again, who doesn't wish that?

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Happy March

2012 Calendar Inslee Inslee By Design March Peplum The Sketch Book

Have a happy March everyone! Well, actually... she doesn't look very happy does she? I think a better tag line here might be "have a fierce March" or "show 'em who wears the swing coat this March" Either way, I'm pretty excited about this this illustration, because for once its semi-on trend. Its hard to predict what will be in style for a whole month a year in advance. I painted this last May before having seen any of the spring runway shows. But her outfit is definitely giving a nod, both in sleeve design and overall cut of the...

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Heather in Prada

Inslee By Design Inslee Calendar March Prada Spring 2011 Stripes The Sketch Book

Happy Birthday Heather... Heather is one of NYC's most effective saleswomen, a rising star in the beverage consulting industry, world traveler and today's birthday girl. Also, she is the queen of stripes. In fact, her signature navy and white nautical striped sweater and her occasional lapses into speaking in the "universal accent" (which is a stunted version of english that draws heavily upon italian influences) earned her the title of The Gondolier. So it seemed only natural for her to model this Prada look which was a member of most epic spring collection/ode to stripes ever created Happy Birthday Heather,...

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