About The Artist
Floating between contemporary illustration, art nouveau and Victorian lowbrow, Martine Johanna is aiming for an artisan craftsmanship that reflects her individual handwriting and personality. The beauty of plain graphite, paper and an emotional breath is sometimes all it needs to make it work. Creating a unlikely universe in the shape of sometimes dark feminine fairy tales, where a deep bond with her inner world comes to life.
“I grew up in a small village, dreaming of other realities than mine, my fantasy rescued me then. Since I slowly found my way back to my pencils in 2006, I again get lost in this other reality. When I draw or paint, the world becomes translucent and fluid. Like the tale of Alice, but I am not a lost girl, I am the dark wanderer over rooftops, sliding into your dreams” -Martine Johanna
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THE ONE WITH THE LASSS WITH RED HAIR IS REALY GUD M8,
THEY ALL HAVE REALY GUD BUT DIFERENT POINTS TO GET AND EMOTIONS TO FEAL,
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