Ana Yael
Lifeline, The Observer Magazine


Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
Ana was commissioned by The Observer Magazine to illustrate an article about loneliness in the pandemic and an unlikely friendship that blossomed between a 95 year old man and a volunteer who called him every day, only to discover that her own loneliness and sanity was healed through their correspondence.

How was the illustration used:
Editorial illustration for the print and digital article in The Observer Magazine

How did you make this work:
Ana offers her clients clever conceptual solutions to challenging briefs. Her thought provoking artworks invite the viewer into new worlds, often creating spaces where tiny figures are immersed within their environments.

Commissioner Name :
Jo Cochrane
Commissioner Company :
The Observer Magazine

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Ana Yael is a conceptual illustrator, born in Argentina and raised in Barcelona. She has been working as an illustrator since 2008, driven to find visual solutions for complex ideas, to be creative and communicative. Clients include: Havas Lynx, Heatherwick Studio, Mr Porter, The Guardian, GQ, The Volkskrant, Penguin, The New Scientist, The FT, Time Magazine, Forbes and Oprah Magazine.