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Fashion illustration Stories

Those tiny good things

January 11, 2018
Umbrella rain fashion illustration Alessia Landi Al draws ink watercolour

Monday was my first day back at work, after 2 weeks of holidays. Two weeks of Europe, family, friends. Saying my return to Singapore has been depressing would be a euphemism. I woke up on Monday morning with my brain wrapped in a merciless jet lag, a storm raging outside. The sky was dark and angry, rain pouring down relentlessly violent. I sat on my bed, half naked, my hair in an unmanageable mess. I looked outside of the window,…

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Fashion illustration Stories

Changes

September 5, 2017
Alessia Landi AlDraws fashion illustration ink watercolor woman thinking romantic chic

I’ve been writing this post for like two weeks. Write, delete, write, delete, write, delete. Everything I was writing was somehow off, I just didn’t like what I was reading. One version looked like the story of a pseudo-hippie and her newly found light shining from within. Another sounded like a motivational post, you know, like those you read on The Huffington Post and stuff (but the bad ones, those that get a lot of “this writer should find another…

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Beauty Fashion illustration Stories

A mindful beauty routine

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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