Lore Mondragón
Los Zapatos Rotos


Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
I was approached by La Peste magazine to create an illustration for issue 39, for an essay by Italian author Natalia Ginzburg about times of war and modesty.

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How did you make this work:
I first made a few sketches on paper to get ideas. When I got the idea, I thought that I needed a very special angle for the shoes, therefore I took a few pictures of my pair of boots until I found the right perspective. I then went ahead and used that as a reference to draw the scene and added color and textures on my iPad.

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Lore Mondragón is an illustrator from Mexico. She studied communications and design at The University of Texas at El Paso, and a master's degree in environmental conservation at Colorado State University and El Colegio de la Frontera Sur. She has been practicing as an illustrator since 2017 focusing on editorial and commercial illustration.