Musikkspalten by Mari Kanstad Johnsen

Musikkspalten by Mari Kanstad Johnsen

Musikkspalten by Mari Kanstad Johnsen

Musikkspalten by Mari Kanstad Johnsen

Musikkspalten by Mari Kanstad Johnsen

Oslo based artist and illustrator Mari Kanstad Johnsen has so much good stuff in her portfolio that it seemed difficult to know what work I should post. I could have shared a number of her pieces but I decided that there was so much good stuff in just this single illustration that it deserved a whole post of its own.

This illustration is taken from the Norwegian publication Norrøna Magazine. It’s a kind of lifestyle and outdoor magazine with a focus on snow-sports. Mari’s illustration is called Musikkspalten and I just love the combination of all the different elements in this piece. It’s really fun and playful, and I love the muted-color palette which Mari uses.

If you want to see more of her work (and to be honest, you really should), then head on over to her portfolio. I especially encourage your to check out her beautiful degree show animation Octopus which follows scientist and nature-cinematography-pionéer Jean Painlevé in his struggle to make the perfect film about the lovelife of octopuses.

Philip

2 Comments Musikkspalten by Mari Kanstad Johnsen

  1. kyle knight September 21, 2011 at 1:59 PM

    really beautiful work, the fun she had making it seems to pour off the page.

  2. ori toor September 22, 2011 at 8:18 AM

    Damn, Good stuff!

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