Jillian Tamaki's Folkloric Illustrations

May 07, 2013


Jillian Tamaki is an illustrator and cartoonist from Calgary who lives and works out of Brooklyn. She wrote and produced a graphic novel called "Skim," a collaboration with her cousin Mariko, whoch is a coming-of-age story about a private school girl's forays into romance and death. Tamaki's illustration demonstrate wonderfully expressive linework, delicate, muted color application and a strong link to folklore. Tamaki teaches illustration at SVA.