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Q&A with Illustrator Natalia Nazimek

Fashion Illustrator, Natalia answers some of our questions to accompany some of her prettiest illustrations...

Written by Amica Lane


All images courtesy of the artist.

So can you tell me a bit about some of the projects you've been working on lately?
Most of my works on the website are a result of continuous recreational illustrating. Although I have been related to art for almost all my life, I haven't previously had a chance to learn how to use graphics software. I learnt it by trial and error, which took a little time! The first works were really simple, but now I pay more attention to details. It's very important for me to go ahead, to continue a progress, especially when I stopped doing this for myself and started creating projects for other people. Lately I have been receiving comissions for my drawings, which is a nice surprise, as I didn't expect people would like what I do. I hope to find more fans of my work.

What materials do you use when illustrating?

I create my works with Adobe Photoshop and Corel Draw and generally, I use a photo as a… read more

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Review: The 2010 Affordable Art Fair

2010's Affordable Art Fair in Battersea Park promises to deliver something for everyone. Does it?

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London Fashion Week Autumn/ Winter 2010 Catwalk Review: J Maskrey

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Paul Costelloe

Slams Sienna, shows shiny selection at Somerset House.

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Illustrations courtesy Jenny Robins, photos courtesy Catwalking.com.
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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Gemma Slack

True artistry shines through with strikingly dark film presentation

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Illustration courtesy of Valerie Pezeron
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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Prophetik

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Bryce Aime

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Caroline Charles

Caroline Charles showed at the BFC tent at Somerset House on the inaugral day of LFW.

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: VFS Ones To Watch

A fabulous showcase of new designers Eudon Choi, Askh, David Longshaw and Florencia Kozuch

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Andrew Majtenyi

Andrew Majtenyi presented his debut collection at London Fashion Week

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Illustration courtesy of Valerie Pezeron
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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Presentation Review: Orla Kiely

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Saville is represented by Trolley Gallery where she is currently showing an edition of unique prints. Gareth David is pleasantly spooked.

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Spank Rock, thrills Fabric

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Duke Press Launch – One of a Kind

New collective Duke Press puts the creative back into independent publishing. Contributor Alex Lee Katz attended the launch night.

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Pecha Kucha: Death by Powerpoint?

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