From the May/June issue of Communication Arts 2016 Illustration Annual
The bolder, organic lines and ample negative space of her signature pen-and-ink, scraped-clayboard illustrations make them easy to color while still being mindfully immersed, as in her Sacred Nature: Coloring Experiences for the Mystical and Magical and Sacred Symbols: Coloring Experiences for the Mystical and Magical (both HarperElixir, 2015). “There are still challenging areas of detail, but also places where your eye can take a rest,” says Hess of her illustrations. Her coloring-book designs also show up as greeting cards, colorable wooden art boxes, throw pillows and a 2017 calendar.
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Written by Claire Sykes