Water Siren illustration created for a British heritage luxury leather brand C•NICOL.
The handbag collection was launched May 2015. Photos of the handbags are reproduced with kind permission of © C•NICOL http://www.cnicol.com
I initially produced a set of ideas and roughs based on the theme of water sirens. Through my research I liked the idea of the sirens looking into mirrors as
mirrors are often carried in handbags. The illustration is small in size and needed to reflect the colours of the leather
used to assemble the handbags.
I used a variety of techniques to achieve the final result. The illustration had to work as a repeat pattern.
I used a diamond shape in the form of decorative waves, the water sirens flow within the space to connect the
Photos of the handbags are reproduced with kind permission of © C•NICOL