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Martha Napier

International lifestyle & fashion illustrator. USA

Martha Napier
When Martha Napier took the leap and became a full-time freelance illustrator in 2013, the world of fashion design lost a wonderful creator, but the world of illustration gained an excellent artist. Martha’s vivid watercolours and loose, almost naïve style, have given a lighthearted lift to all kinds of interesting projects in fashion, advertising, editorial and more. She also does live painting for clients, and was named a top illustrator to watch on Instragram by InStyle magazine.

Martha was born in the Midwest, grew up in Germany, and today splits her time between Chicago and New York. She loves fashion – that much is clear – and her most admired designers include Miuccia Prada, Marni, and Phoebe Philo. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri Matisse and Cy Twombly are three artists that inspire her.

Beyond art and fashion, she’s had a fascinating life. She’s travelled to the North Pole, and to the Galapagos Islands. “The only place I’ve seen a cactus, a flamingo and a penguin in the same location,” she says.

Training

Martha has a BA in Studio Art from Wake Forest University, and was a Presidential Scholar at the same college in Fine Art. She discovered her love of fashion illustration at the Parsons School of Design, where she studied for a post grad degree in Fashion Design.

Approach

Watercolours are Martha’s main media, but she also uses markers, pencils and acrylics. She scans the work into Photoshop and uses the application to clean it up and colour correct it before delivering it to her clients.

Style

Martha is very much a gestural painter, with a very fine skill in getting paints to flow from her brush and soak beautifully into the paper, and to mix with one another. Seen up close, it’s a gorgeous effect. Her work is vibrant and vivid as you can see, and full of joy and whimsy.
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An illustration of people at beach
Illustration of New York city's central park
An illustration of fashion event in Soho
An illustration of beauty products
An illustration of a beach scene in Positano
An illustration of family and pet animals
Food, Cake, Sprinkles, Colorful, Crumbs, Dessert, Sweet, Yellow Cake, Bakery, Bake, Recipe
Wedding, Couple, Bride, Groom, California, Sunny
Flowers and wine - An illustration by Martha Napier
Black and White, Fashion,
An illustration of couple with baby stroll
An illustration of couple expressing their love with heart shape balloons
Martha Napier's fashion illustration for Gary pepper girl
Black & white fashion illustration interm by Martha Napier
Editor, Fashion Sketch, Hat, Blue, Accessory, Fashion Illustration, Cool Girl, Hip, Loose
Illustration of pink dressed dog
A closeup illustration of some cocktail earrings
Live illustrating by Martha Naiper for major fashion event
An illustration of fashion lady for a magazine
Blogger, Spring, Stripes, Print, Style, Fashion, Aqua
Wild flowers illustration | whimsical floral style gallery
Pug dog illustration | Animal style gallery
Fashion, Watercolor, Sketch, Magenta, Pattern, Fashion Blogger, Editor, NYFW, New York Fashion Week
Watercolor, Floral, Abstract, Loose, Colorful, Pattern, Lavender, Lilly, Hydrangea
Floral, Tropical, Colorful, Bright, Whimsical, Flower Arrangement
Wedding, Car, Blue, Getaway, Couple, Romance, Love, Event
Women fashion week illustration by Martha Napier
Fashion, Whimsical, Gestural, Figures, Fashion Forward, Runway, Blogger, Editors
Fashion, Whimsical, Gestural, Figures, Fashion Forward, Runway, Blogger, Editors
An illustration of fashion girls
Illustration of black and white shoe and handbag
An illustration of Barneys New York flagship
An illustration of scene in New York City's central park
Food, Pineapple, Fruit, Tropical, Tangy, Health, Healthy, Tasty
Black & white illustration of a fabulous floral coat
Family illustration by Martha Napier
Cosmetic products illustration by Martha Napier
Fashion, Whimsical, Gestural, Figures, Fashion Forward, Runway, Red Carpet, Evening, Gown, Formal
Colorful, Floral, Flowers, Pattern, Whimsical, Pink, Peony, Wildflower
An illustration of raining in milan
Friends, Girlfriends, Fashion, Portrait, Style, Preppy, Boho,
Woman fashion illustration by Martha Napier
Black and White, Fashion,
An illustration of cocktail ear rings
Fashion live event drawing at high end press event
Fashion, Whimsical, Gestural, Figures, Fashion Forward, Runway, Red Carpet, Evening, Gown, Formal
Fashion live event drawing by Martha Napier
Women fashion illustration for Art Gala by Martha Napier
Live fashion event drawing by Martha Napier
An illustration of brightly colored wild flowers
Pink vespa scooter illustration by Martha Napier
Colorful, Floral, Flowers, Pattern, Whimsical, Succulents, Desert, Green, Teal, Cactus, Cacti,
Magenta, Pink, Floral, Flowers, Peony, Roses, Spring, Soft, Feminine
Tuscany, Italy, Warm, Light, Sun, Holiday, Vacation, Loose
Colorful, Fashion, Whimsical, Textured, Style, Editors, Fashion
Colorful, Fashion, Whimsical, Textured, Style, Editors, Fashion
Illustration of flagship store
An illustration of back & white women fashions
An illustration of people at beach side
An illustration of scene at a cocktail party
Black and White women fashion illustration for Jason Wu show
Shoes, Women, Fashion, Heels, High Heels, Dancing, Dress, Formal
Magenta, Pink, Floral, Flowers, Peony, Roses, Spring, Soft, Feminine
An illustration of sweet desserts
Fashion, Whimsical, Gestural, Figures, Fashion Forward, Runway, Red Carpet, Evening, Gown, Formal
Family, Portrait, Kids, Whimsical, Pets, Dog, Pattern
Illustration of  oversized plaid coat
Colorful, Floral, Flowers, Pattern, Whimsical, Pink, Peony, Wildflower
An illustration of black & white women models
Live Fashion illustration by Martha Napier
An illustration for women clothing brand
Live fashion painting by Martha Napier
Live fashion art drawing by Martha Napier
Live fashion portrait illustration by Martha Napier
An illustration of Jenna Lyons walking for fashion week
Female fashion illustration by Martha Napier
Blogger, Spring, Stripes, Print, Style, Fashion, Aqua
Live Illustration, Editor, Fashion, Whimsical, Quick Sketch, Colorful, Gestural
Avocado, Vegetable, Fruit, Food, Recipe, Green, Health, Texture, Whimsical
Whimsical, Colorful, Florals, Wildflowers, Blue, Green, Ochre
Alps, Switzerland, Mountains, Lodge, Snowfall, Snow, Blue
Fashion, Whimsical, Gestural, Figures, Fashion Forward, Runway, Blogger, Editors
Colorful, Fashion, Whimsical, Textured, Style, Editors, Fashion

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