With a strong desire to explore this beautiful planet of ours, this collection of Washi Tape designs are inspired by the unique features of five countries including India, Australia, South Korea, Finland, and Mexico. The rich beauty of these places and that exhilarating feeling of travel captured in a moment for your journaling or art escape.
This set is a part of our Washi Tape Artist Collaboration project, where we are collaborating with some of your favorite artists to bring you washi tape with incredible art and a story!
Torryn's Design Process & Story
What was the inspiration behind this design?
The inspiration for these designs came from my art bullet journaling series, where I research the countries of our planet and get inspired by their unique features.
These five designs include India, Australia, South Korea, Finland and Mexico. They were some of my favourite explorations, and they provide me with such rich inspiration from their landmarks, culture, history, flora, and fauna.
I've decided to call the collection "Wanderlust" to express that feeling of wanting to travel and experience all the corners of the world.
Watch the video below to see Torryn explain her unique art style and her creative process!
What was your process for creating the design?
All of my art starts with a hand-drawn sketch of the design that I can see in my head. I love detail and intricacies, so I wanted to design a range that had lots of little things to look at.
Once I've got that down on paper, I use references to get accurate likeness for individual subjects. With this series, I used a mix of traditional art using watercolour paint, and then digital art for elements of the designs on top, and to sharpen everything up.
I absolutely love gold, so I was quite mindful about how I could use the gilding to enhance the overall feeling of the series.
How would you describe your style as an artist?
I would describe myself as a mixed media figurative artist. I have inspirations from movements like Art Nouveau and Surrealism in particular.
I love portraiture and animals, so I often focus on the natural living beauties and charms of our planet.
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