My name is Silje Kristín Þorsteinsdóttir ("Sil-yeah Kristine", in case you're wondering...I won't go into the last name ;) ). I'm an Illustrator.
I'm from Iceland and Norway (with an extra serving of Nordic), and currently living in London. I studied at Winchester School of Art in South England for a BA (Hons) in Graphic Arts, specialising in Illustration.
I've always been a very practical person, which caused me to always struggle to think of my work being displayed on a wall. It started to make much more sense, and to become much easier to create, when I looked at it in the context of products - something you can touch, handle, use - instead of being purely decorative. So now I create designs and illustrations for apparel, accessories, gift- and homeware. (And for the wall too!)
I'm a very lighthearted person so most of the time, my illustrations are too. I like my work best when it's a little silly!
I use all sorts of tools to create my illustrations. I have many years of experience with Adobe software and Clip Studio, and for more traditional work I love working with marker pens and watercolours. I've worked on projects for both private and commercial clients and accept commissions from all over the world, so don't be shy.
If you'd like to talk about a commission or a print/product, or just want to have a chat, please don't hesitate to contact me. I promise to be nice.
Telephone: +44 7951981305
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