danny roberts

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One of the best parts about blogging is you never know what kinds of inexplicably awesome emails to expect. I can’t even express how delighted I was to open an email from Danny Roberts, the insanely talented illustrator that runs Igor and Andre. His work is a seamless fantasy-like blend of ethereal, powerful, and moody, with subjects ranging from fashion models to fairy tales to infinitely expressive portraits of friends. It’s apparent that Egon Schiele is one of his most admired artists in the slightly sinewy, distorted quality of his work, but without the grotesque tendencies that Schiele was known for. Okay enough rambling.

My favorites: Chanel half-tints, character sketches, fashion illustrations, blue eyed siren

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  1. >Wow this is seriously fantastic, I love the way he has illustrated you, it is very cool ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m going to check out his work since I love to illustrate myself, thank you for the tips ๐Ÿ˜€

  2. >gorgeous, definately resembles you, though just need to ask again are you a UK SIZE 6 or 8? oh, and just in case you weren’t aware, topshop is opening in america

  3. >And he is smart, if he illustrates you many people will see it and visit his site ๐Ÿ™‚ did he tell you why he choose to illustrate this specific picture of you?

  4. >rummiiithis is beyond words- to have an artist draw you- i fell in love with his work! i can see him hitting it big, nut you never know with art.the items in your store look amazing! and i love the red shorts, so cute…but wow this drawing is seriously aamazinggxxx

  5. >WOW, you are so lucky! not everybody can have such a nice illustration of themselves! good for you, it must look so good framed and on the wall !!! cool!!!!

  6. >so sweet of him! if there were ONE thing to be added…it'd def be the heels! but otherwise it's perfect <3

  7. >the illustration is beautiful! The outlining and the contrast of darks and brights all tied together with the murky quality of the colors…I’m enamored!

  8. >wow you are so lucky!this is a beautiful portraitsomething about his work reminds me of lucian freud but its very original in itselfthanks for showing us to his site:)

  9. >How tall are you? I was just wondering, because you always wear high heels, and i wish i could, but I’m 6 foot high! Don’t want to look like a giant.. Love your blog! =D

  10. >Beautiful picture! I was just wondering how tall you are? Because you always wear high heels, and i would also like to. But Im 6 feet tall, and i don’t want to look like a giant!

  11. >I love that your page is called Fashion Toast. Cause I love fashion and I love toast. Very catchy. K bye…

  12. >brilliant! i like to draw a bit myself (though not as good as danny roberts) and since you’re such an inspiration many of the drawings i’ve made is representing you. thank you for a great blog! the one i read the most.

  13. >I love Egon Schiele. I love that you mention Egon Schiele. Iยดm quite worried about what kind of aspiring feminists will come out of the fashion blogs generation, with all of its cupcakes and fifties pinups, you are one of the most eloquent around and I do think that matters.

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