Sketchary! – Summer time with #CFFLIRTING

Posted on Jul 27, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration, Sketchary
Sketchary! – Summer time with #CFFLIRTING

15 degree and constant rain: more than 27th of July it seems to be the 27th October. But this autumn weather will soon leave the place for the warm sun of Sardinia. In August Corrado and I will come back to his native land, and I can not wait to feel the sand under my […]

Process Video: Valentino Fall 2017 Couture

Posted on Jul 24, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration, Process, Video
Process Video: Valentino Fall 2017 Couture

*post in italiano dopo quello inglese Do you remember the post about Valentino Fall 2017 couture collection? Today, I share with you the process video, and I am going to explain how I create the illustration.

Sketchary! – Fabulous in tulle

Posted on Jul 20, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration
Sketchary! – Fabulous in tulle

A promise is a promise, so here I am, with the brand new (fashion) column: Sketchary! The purpose of this new weekly appointment is to peek through the pages of my sketchbook, where I am free to express myself with no limits, and where my best ideas arise. Ok, even those less smart! I love […]

Gotcha!ry: Les Merveilleuses

Posted on Jul 18, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration
Gotcha!ry: Les Merveilleuses

*post in italiano dopo quello inglese Do you think that novelties are finished? After the post “Manuela De Simone Blog in Feedspot Top 100 Fashion Illustration Blogs“, today I show you my new creation, part of the Gotcha!ry project, the glamor universe of the Gotcha! Girls. 

Manuela De Simone Blog in Feedspot Top 100 Fashion Illustration Blogs

Posted on Jul 17, 2017 in Blog, Illustration, News
Manuela De Simone Blog in Feedspot Top 100 Fashion Illustration Blogs

*post in italiano dopo quello inglese The week could not start in a better way, as you can see from the words on Victoria’s,  one of my Gotcha! Girls, T-shirt. Happy Thoughts.

Inside the sketchbook: Valentino Fall 2017 Couture

Posted on Jul 13, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration
Inside the sketchbook: Valentino Fall 2017 Couture

*post in italiano dopo quello inglese A week a little bit slower than usual due to the flu I took during the trip to Prague. Verified my human nature made of flesh and bones (a detail which I often forget), I realize that can also happen to me to spend a whole (long) weekend dragging myself […]

Inside the Sketchbook: Fall 2017 Couture Christian Dior

Posted on Jul 5, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration
Inside the Sketchbook: Fall 2017 Couture Christian Dior

Bright reds – scarlet, pillar-box red, crimson or cherry – are very cheerful and youthful. There is certainly a red for everyone. Christian Dior

Fashion Illustration Process Video: Peach Playing in Zanotti & Lanvin

Posted on Jun 26, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration, Video
Fashion Illustration Process Video: Peach Playing in Zanotti & Lanvin

*post in italiano dopo quello inglese During these days, summer seems to have left Berlin for a rainy and colder climate: I still have to get used to this new and unpredictable weather… don’t forget that I come from the hot Rome! With this autumnal more than summer mood, I was happy to spend the […]

Gotcha!ry: Peach Playing in Zanotti & Lanvin

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration
Gotcha!ry: Peach Playing in Zanotti & Lanvin

*post italianao dopo quello inglese I like to start the week with a brand new finished illustration. I feel a sense of satisfaction and relief that increase the desire to create more and more and set new goals for the future. “Peach Playing in Zanotti & Lanvin” is the second illustration of my new Gotcha!ry […]

Process video: Aria in Sophia

Posted on Jun 8, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration, Video
Process video: Aria in Sophia

*post in italiano dopo quello inglese As I promised you in the latest post, here’s the process video of my fashion illustration ‘Aria in Sophia’ for the newest Gotcha!ry project. It took me many hours of work, my beloved Cintiq 13 HD, Clip Studio Paint Pro and liters and liters of green tea 🙂 I […]

Gotcha!ry: Aria in Sophia

Posted on May 30, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration
Gotcha!ry: Aria in Sophia

*post in italiano dopo quello in inglese Life’s too short to wear boring shoes – Yosi Samra If life is too short to wear boring shoes, it is also to stay stuck in the same place. Moving, traveling, going beyond your comfort zone: these are common words in my vocabulary. From these thoughts was born […]

Process video: Cannes 2017

Posted on May 26, 2017 in Blog, Illustration, Video
Process video: Cannes 2017

*post in italiano dopo quello in inglese A few days ago, I wrote a post featuring my latest illustration inspired by the amazing outfit worn by Nicole Kidman on Red Carpet at the 70th Cannes Film Festival. The queen of elegance wears a black silk bustier and a gorgeous white silk skirt designed by Raf Simons […]

Illustrating the event: Cannes Film Festival 2017

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Blog, Fashion, Illustration
Illustrating the event: Cannes Film Festival 2017

  *post in italiano dopo quello inglese Elegance is the only beauty that never fades – Audrey Hepburn The 70th Cannes Film Festival began on May, the 17th. As my habit during these events, every morning I enjoy the red carpet looks of the day before sipping my always present dose of caffeine.

Travelling & Freelancing Freedom

Posted on May 19, 2017 in Blog, Travel
Travelling & Freelancing Freedom

*post italiano dopo quello inglese Yesterday I took a day off from drawing (but not from inspiration), and I went to Hamburg. The day was beautiful: warm, sun, good vibes.

The making of “Joy”

Posted on May 12, 2017 in Blog, Illustration, Video
The making of “Joy”

*post in italiano dopo quello inglese Finally. As I promised you in my recent post about “Joy”, I made a video featuring part of the making process of my latest Gotcha! Girl. It took me many hours to complete her in Clip Studio Paint Pro alongside with my inseparable Wacom Cintiq.