Denise Nestor's Quiet Compositions

Illustration // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Denise Nestor creates wonderfully quiet, contemplative graphite drawings, utilizing bodies, animals and props from nature to create cellular compositions that pull the viewer in. Nestor is an illustrator whose work has been seen in Vice, The New Republic and the New York Times. She has a wide variety of work that also shows off her sensitive line-and-shadework. 

Portraits by Denise Nestor

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 11, 2012
At first these portraits by Irish artist, Denise Nestor look simple, but then you begin to see her work with facial structure, cheek bones, and expression has us wanted to know what's inside the head of each subject. Nestor's capturing of these intricacies make for a compelling series of pencil works.

Denise Nestor Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, June 28, 2012
Based in Dublin, Ireland, Denise Nestor creates delicate, airy illustration work focusing on intricate narratives of nature and personal portraiture, sometimes blending the two. Her soft palettes and work with graphite, in the majority of her wreaths and drawings, have a lustrous and mature sensibility to them.


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