Portrait of…

Illustrator Katrin Stangl.

Katrin is a freelance illustrator based in Cologne. She is also part of SPRING, an annual print magazine and women’s illustration collective based in Hamburg.

Katrin studied at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig, and spent a year in Brazil learning from master woodcut artist Jose Francisco Borges. She has published numerous and award-winning books for children and adults alike.

Read the Illustrators Illustrated review of her children’s book Stark Wie Ein Bär!

Illustrated by…

Cologne-based illustrator and designer Sarah von der Heide. Check out the portrait of Sarah below by Hamburg-based Anna Katharina Jansen!

Sarah studied graphic design at the Trier University of Applied Sciences, and is part of studio Li33 – a creative collective with a strong focus on illustration, communication- and motion design. Sarah’s clients include magazines and newspapers such as Financial Times Deutschland, Blonde and GQ as well as design- and advertising studios. One of Sarah’s most popular projects is her Tumblr blog Draw Me The News, where she illustrates a current event of world news once a week.