Badass Femme (Lucia Picerno)
I don't dress for you


Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
I did it as an exploration of my style for my Instagram account. I wanted to show a powerful and confident woman and to address the fact that different things empower women. Covering your head is not necessarily a sign of submission it can be a choice and a way to feel empowered. This is a reminder to everyone that different things empower us and to remember to respect other people's choices.

How was the illustration used:
Portfolio piece for my instagram account.

How did you make this work:
Digital illustration with procreate app on the ipad.

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Currently Based:
United Kingdom

Lucia Picerno (Badass Femme) is a London based Latina Designer and Illustrator. She comes from the faraway nation of Uruguay and has been living in London for 5 years. Two years ago she started experimenting with illustration and started her Instagram account @badass.femme in order to share her work. Since then she has been transitioning from the world of Design to Illustration. Her Clients include Penguin, HarperCollins, Honda, Unilever and Palmer’s. She works in editorial illustration and advertising mostly, but she is just starting out so she wants to experiment in many areas. She studied Graphic Design, is a self-taught illustrator and mostly works digitally.