The first of many weekly student of the week posts featuring exceptional current Parsons Illustration students that deserve a little extra shine.
This week’s student of the week is Kristen Davis, illustrator, printmaker, fine artist, and writer extraordinaire.
Scroll down to view a sample of her work and her artist statement:
Kristen Davis, Ghosts III, Senior Thesis 2, Jordin Isip (faculty)
Kristen Davis, Lilypad, personal
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Kristen Davis, The Witch, Senior Thesis 2, Jordin Isip (faculty)
(larger version available on her website)
Kristen Davis works equally with digital and traditional illustration, often bringing her subtle painterly touch to her digital pieces. She specializes in narrative based works, including character and landscape design, and concept art. Her art is crafted through atmosphere and storytelling, and while her color palette is often limited, the worlds where her characters exist are steeped in a rich air of mystery and pending adventure. She works primarily with oil paint, graphite, printmaking techniques, and digital media.
To see more work from Kristen, be sure to check out her website: kdavisillustration.com