In the studio: Aleksandra Waliszewska.
We’ve been laying the illustrators on you pretty hard for this feature, so this time round we had Aleksandra Waliszewska, a painter from Warsaw, kindly send us some photos of her studio. Looking at the selection of work that she sent us however, you can’t help but notice her paintings could sit well as illustrations in the most terrifying children’s story-book ever written.
“Some dinosaurs from my scattered collection.”
“The dog made from liver paste wrapping; my grandmother and mother are both sculptresses centred on animals,
so perhaps it’s a family thing that whenever I lay my hands on a piece of something malleable, an animal
“Fridge magnet Vermeer (gift from a friend) on a radiator.”
“Works that I like less than the others are kept in piles. Better ones are in special drawers elsewhere.”
“Horse vitamin lids make the best palettes.”
photos Jacek Staniszewski
some of Aleksandra’s work