Nothing is more inspiring than to draw on the influence of a multitude of global communities. Swedish-born illustrator Linn Olofsdotter is lucky enough to have had experience working in Brazil and now calls Portland home. With these diverse backgrounds, she has been able to meet the challenges that pop up thanks to a wide variety of clients. Once immersed in advertising and motion graphics, she finally truly found herself in the world of illustration. Her multi-layered mixed media approach gives her work a distinctive collage quality that incorporates a vast amount of layers, elements and nuances. She tends to add surrealism and dream-like qualities to her illustrations, which shows that she is able to transcend not only the boundaries of the world we live in, but also those just out of tangible reach.
Some of her more prolific clients include Levi’s, Microsoft, Samsung, Grolsch, La Perla, Starbucks, The Gap, X Games, and Oilily and she has been commissioned to create beautiful wall murals for a hotel in Los Angeles. Her work has been showcased in Computer Arts, Plaza Mag, and Bon Magazine, and she has also illustrated several CD covers for various recording artists.
See more of her amazingly detailed work on her website.
[To my readers: I apologize for my neglect last week on this blog, I had sprained my finger fairly badly and was unable to type effectively. I am, however, back on the mend and starting to be able to get back into things so stay tuned!]