Dark Skies, Sad Ladies Inspire Scottish Illustrator

Illustrator Katy Smail gladly left her small Scottish countryside town for the big city life four years ago. But fragments of her homeland – dark skies, melancholic ladies, gothic folk tales – still inspire her artwork.

Smail has done work for books and the fashion and advertising industries. The 27-year-old Brooklyn resident recently illustrated “Phenegher Strump and the Bug Hall Ball,” a children’s book written by Anthony Crane.

 

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