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A mindful beauty routine And my 11 favourite skincare products

May 23, 2017
Alessia Landi Beauty Illustration Fashion Illustration skincare watercolor Aldraws beauty routine

Months ago, my therapist suggested me to do mindfulness meditation. I started to see her because of my anxiety issues so I thought hell yes, this sounds like a great idea. So I downloaded that Headspace app. I went up on the hill of the park behind my office in my lunch break – sounds super zen right? – I sat down, launched the app and waited for the magic to happen. I almost fell asleep. It was so BORING.…

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Fashion illustration Stories

You asked, I answered! My experience with live sketching

April 27, 2017
Alessia Landi Fashion Illustration live sketching Piaget

A few of my followers on Instagram and fellow fashion illustrators asked me a lot of questions about my live sketching events lately. How do I find the confidence to draw a portrait in public in 5 minutes? Did I do any special training? How did I decide my rates? Different artists were asking me very similar questions, so I decided group my answers and write a post about it to share my experience (albeit still limited). I feel like…

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Because the world really needed another La La Land review

February 6, 2017
Emma Stone La La Land Alessia Landi fashion illustration movie review watercolor portrait Al Draws

Major spoiler alert, keep reading at your own risk (seriously, just go watch the movie first) OK to be honest, this is not a proper movie review. This is more like me needing to tell you how much and why I freaking loved La La Land. I am writing this post mesmerized and deeply touched by this movie, but I have to say I didn’t have great expectations before I watched it. First of all it’s a musical. And I…

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