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

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