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ILLUSTRATION IS STORYTELLING

Illustration uses the vocabulary of a visual language to tell a story.

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CONVEYING A MESSAGE

Everyone wants to say something and sometimes it's hard to put it into words, so why not put it into pictures using a visual language! I'm here to help you say what you want said using illustration.

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UNIQUE CONSISTENT STYLE

The Leenykova signature style is based in color pencil drawings. I create process drawings, stickmen (and ladies) and many other cool things. How do you know it's a Leenykova illustration? It is messy, scribbly, fun, wild, vibrant and colorful! Maybe a few rainbows here and there.

 

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ABOUT MY ILLUSTRATION PROCESS

I use many techniques to create atmosphere and emotion within my illustrations. The amount of detail varies, I like to entertain viewers by capturing their interest and opening their imaginations, allowing them to fill in the gaps.

My characters have very few facial features and their expressions are demonstrated through the direction of line or maybe white color pencil. Most of the time I show their emotion through exaggerated gestures and movement.

Composition and balance are really important to me with any project. I like to challenge myself with different perspective, scale and experiment with the way different subjects interact with one another. The perspective of the central character is a powerful way to convey a strong emotion and so I like to play around with it making lots of sketches in the process.

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LET'S WORK TOGETHER

I'm an illustrator working in colour pencils.

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MORE ILLUSTRATION STYLES

Did you know my illustration style is not just limited to color pencils? I do work with a wide range of techniques, styles and mediums.

  • Collage
  • Painting in water color & acrylic
  • Pencil
  • Digital drawing
  • Graphic Design
  • Realistic Drawing

 
To see my different ways of illustration visit these hashtags on Instagram:

#leenykovaillustration

#leenykovafashionillustration

#leenykovaart

#leenykovacommissions

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Graphic Design

My love for the computer keeps my graphic design skills up to date. I'm a huge fan of the Adobe Suite and I use it daily for any artwork requirement:

  • Adobe Photoshop - Photo editing, image retouching, layout design, web-friendly images
  • Adobe Indesign - Creating pdfs, ebooks, business cards, coloring books

 

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READY TO WORK WITH ME?
HIRE ME

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