Dahlov Ipcar

For the month of August, a series of guest posters will be fill­ing in on DWL with daily posts. This week’s posts come to you from the tal­ented folks of Studio 254: designer and illus­tra­tor Will Bryant, illus­tra­tor and edu­ca­tor Kate Bingaman-Burt,  designer Clifton Burt, designer Tina Snow Le and artist, designer and edu­ca­tor Jason Sturgill. Enjoy!

The Cat at Night

The Cat at Night

Vintage children’s books are a constant source of inspiration for me. I love discovering the works of sometimes overlooked illustrators.

Dahlov Ipcar is one of those people for me.

I discovered her work at a thrift store through her book “The Cat at Night”. I especially love my original scholastic paperback version with the saturated colors on the construction like paper.

Where do you think he is now?

Where do you think he is now?

In a land of amazing colors.

In a land of amazing colors.

 

I predict that she will see a similar wave of attention that Charley Harper received after it was long overdue.

Bug City

Bug City

Woodcut Print

Woodcut Print

the artist in her studio

the artist in her studio

Can't drag me away.

Can’t drag me away. 


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