Mysterious illustrations by French Graphic Designer and Illustrator Florian Nicolle

12 Posted by - April 11, 2014 - Art, Design

Florian Nicolle is a french graphic designer and illustrator with a very unique style. His method of painting involves layering ink, paper and paint in order to create elaborate yet mysterious illustrations; at times, seemingly incomplete, leaving the viewers free to create the rest of the drawings in their own minds.

I try to create an image that retains its freshness of the first paint stroke, the expressions of the line have to be very free and spontaneous, while keeping a rigorous drawing. So I use fast techniques, like a bic, large brush, watercolor and chines ink. I draw a picture as if I wrote a text, with the same tool, the same freedom, erasures, lines, scribbles…

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Florian Nicolle young lady drawing

Florian Nicolle ballet dancer

Florian Nicolle negative space

Florian Nicolle magazine cover design

Florian Nicolle young lady with glasses

Florian Nicolle little girl

Florian Nicolle face

Florian Nicolle young lady with tattoos

Florian Nicolle magazine feature

Florian Nicolle old man with glasses drawing

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