#IllustratorPOV: Connie Lim

Connie Lim is a fashion illustrator from Los Angeles, California, and is currently based in London. Her beautiful drawings showcase a mixture of delicacy and strength, as well as feminine and provocative vibe. Her respect for the anatomical proportions and the way she captures facial features are mesmerizing, topping beautifully drawn figures with stunning clothes. She truly knows the power that illustration has for evoking the essence of fashion.

Mucha by Connie Lim

Interpretation of Alfons Mucha by Connie Lim

Lim’s creations are often made in pencil topped with wet media, such as watercolors and gouaches, to create current, sophisticated images. Fashion giants like Guerlain, Revlon New York,  Bulgari and Showstudio have collaborated with this talented individual. Her accuracy relies on her appreciation for gesture and the human form, and of course on a brilliant rendition of texture that brings the clothes on her beautiful models to life.  I see her work as classically crafted with a contemporary edge, very expressive and elegant. To me it shows the relationship between body and the clothes, and the gesture and the mood.

Devoted to her art, Connie Lim is also passionate about passing her knowledge to others, venturing herself into a new chapter that has brought her to teaching and mentoring young talents. Let’s see what this dedicated artist has to say about her work and life as an illustrator.

Ashish by Connie Lim

Ashish Fall 2015 Illustration by Connie Lim

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Swide.Archives: Dolce & Gabbana S/S 2014 Illustration Project (Part 1)

The Dolce & Gabbana S/S 2014 illustration project is finally here! If you remember, I had the Swide Open Call back in October 2013 and 7 illustrators were picked to join 5 members from the Swide all star cast to be part of this project. Here is the part 1 of the series.

Peter-McNierney--Dolce-and-Gabbana-Spring-2014Courtesy of Peter McNierney

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