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Tara O’Brien

Loving the work of Dublin-based illustrator Tara O’Brien. Her illustrations often focuses on the diverse representation of people, body politics and mental health. We love the muted palette and her delicate line work. Her whimsical style is simple, intricate and thoroughly appealing. On and interview with The Tiny Hobo she reveals this about herself:

“I would describe my art as being a continuous exploration of body image and an attempt to smash stigma. I don’t know if I have achieved that yet but that is the direction it is going.”

“Inspiration usually comes from however I am feeling that day, if I am feeling very good about myself or positive I will usually draw something empowering and happy! If I am having an off day then I will usually turn to art as a form of therapy. I’ll try to draw something positive, whether that is successful or not I don’t know!”

You can follow the artist and purchase a few prints on her website. She is also on Facebook and Instagram.

Images: Courtesy of Tara O’Brien.

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