Cami Ruohonen : Self Discovery

Editorial

Un-commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
I chose to illustrate an article from Flow Magazine about learning to think. At a time when we can google just about everything, it’s easy to forget to think for yourself, we should train our thinking muscles more. “You can see thinking as observing, as a registration of the thoughts in your head, like in mindfulness and meditation, so go on for a conscious walk through your mind”.

How was the illustration used:
Self led University brief.

How did you make this work:
I made used acrylic paint, color pencils and Procreate. Designed to be a full page editorial illustration.


Social Media:
twitter.com/RuohonenCami
instagram.com/cami.ruohonen

Personal Website:
camiruohonen.com/

College:
Cambridge School of Art
Year of Graduation:
2020


Biography:
Cami is a Finnish-Italian illustrator based in Italy, 2020 graduate at Cambridge Illustration BA (hons). She works in traditional and digital media, particularly loves painterly textures and mixing colours. Her images are atmospheric, feminine and conceptual. The projects include themes of mindfulness and nature, which she sees as an endless source of inspiration, wonders and healing. Her wish is to uplift the viewer and raise awareness on self help techniques. Before the Illustration BA at CSA she lived in London and attended textile design courses at Central Saint Martins and painting courses in Italy. Cami worked as freelance illustrator for The Philosophers Mag, Arjumand’s World, Collana Verde, Lauren Baker, Tapisserie London and exhibited her work at Fazenda UK café.

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