Brilliantly striking work from illustrator Laura Breiling

Date
11 December 2014
Reading Time
1 minute read

There’s something resolute about Laura Breiling’s illustration; it has a kind of strength of character about it that fully explains her growing client list. Whether her subject is a burly naked man gazing into a bathroom mirror with an uncapped lipstick lying next to him or a fabulous older lady lying fully clothed in bed sipping on a cocktail and gazing unflinchingly at the viewer, Laura’s confidence and consistence in her heavy jewel colours and printed textures command a kind of awe. Or at least they do for me. The Germany-based illustrator creates a huge volume of work, experimenting in different styles and subjects to form a style of working unlike any I’ve seen before, and it’s right up my street.

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Laura Breiling: Color

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Laura Breiling: Open Ohr

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Laura Breiling: Color

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Laura Breiling: Manly Effort #2

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Laura Breiling: Manly Effort #2

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Laura Breiling: Color

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Laura Breiling: Color

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Laura Breiling: Manly Effort #2

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Maisie Skidmore

Maisie joined It’s Nice That fresh out of university in the summer of 2013 as an intern before joining full time as an Assistant Editor. Maisie left It’s Nice That in July 2015.

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