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Imagine A Forest explores the unique style of illustrator Dinara Mirtalipova, which is rooted in the rich traditions of Eastern European folklore. This design guide features instructions and tips on how to draw your own beautiful art in a modern folklore style. Create charming flowers, birds, animals, fairy tale characters,mythical creatures and more.The lush and captivating illustrations and encouraging advice featured in these step-by-step tutorials will guide you through Dinara's gorgeous folk-art drawings and inspire you to create your own. Dinara even gives you design ideas and project suggestions so you can make and decorate practical things with your beautiful art. With Imagine A Forest, you can transform your everyday world into a beautiful Eastern European fairy tale.



About the Author

Dinara Mirtalipova

Dinara Mirtalipova is a self taught illustrator/designer. Born and raised in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, she eventually landed in snowy Ohio. Dinara studied Computer Science at the Tashkent State University of Economics, however her true passion was always patterns and illustration. Raised in Soviet Uzbek culture, Dinara inhabited Uzbek/Russian folklore that still influences her work.

Currently Dinara works from her home studio in Sagamore Hills, OH. She uses a wide range of materials and tools, like carving lino blocks, gouache, acrylics and many others. She has been working with many great brands, publishing companies and ad agencies and she is continuously looking forward to making new friends.

For more work please visit www.mirdinara.com or follow on Instagram @mirdinara for more behind scene process.



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