Barbara Kosoff creates a new illustration for the Los Angeles Times!

Jun 02, 2010

Barbara's mixed-media illustration appeared in the Sunday, May 30th Calendar Section for Book Review. The piece was for an article for a book entitled, "Your Presence is Requested at Suvanto" by first-time novelist, Maile Chapman.

The illustration was inspired by the bleakness and eeriness of a Finnish women's hospital where ex-dancer Julia is a reluctant patient and sinister experiments are performed by a stitch happy surgeon. There is the violence of the long winter outside the windows and the deep darkness inside... to read the article, click on the link below. Barbara enjoyed the entire process of coming up with several ideas and then creating a thought-provoking illustration of dark whimsy.

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