From her studio in the center of Copenhagen in Denmark Michelle Carlslund builds an illustrative universe inhabited by eclectic cities, strong men, playful puns, sad bears and proud sailors. Her expression is playful and naïve. However, if you look closer, the illustrations carry meaning for both children and adults. “When I draw I try to turn the complex emotions in my head into something light and comprehensible. I often find it easier to handle the little dilemmas of everyday life if I try to look at them from above and laugh at myself." The illustrations of Michelle Carlslund are made in many different ways. Sometimes she cuts and glues, other times she uses ink and water color....
from Copenhagen, Denmark
The imaginative universe of Danish illustrator Michelle Carlslund is inhabited by happy tigers, proud sailors, foxy foxes and strong men!