Aysha Tengiz
A Spot of Loneliness

Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
This was a project I set myself during early 2019. I was still fairly new to freelance illustration, work was slow and sporadic. Creating a picture book was something I always wanted to do. Feeling overwhelmed and lonely in London gave me the idea and push to make this story.

How was the illustration used:
The illustrations were printed into a book. I sold it in fairs and to independent art shops.

How did you make this work:
The drawings were all created digitally, but I wanted it to have a rougher quality opposed to the clean cut smoothness digital illustration produces. I used Photoshop brushes to mimic paint and pencil and printed it onto thick Tintoretto gesso paper.

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United Kingdom

Aysha Tengiz is a British artist based in South London. She graduated from Camberwell College of Art in 2016 and since then has been working freelance in illustration. Her work is vibrant and colourful, usually depicting busy scenes featuring an array of characters. Her clients include the New York Times, Nuraphone, Intercom and many more.