THE STORY BEHIND THE ART

I made my very first Vintage Girl in April 2015. It was a commission that needed to be a certain size and my pages were perfect for it. 

INSPIRATION

I used to secretly read spy comics as a child and was obsessed with this one character: Modesty Blaise. This illustration is exactly how I remember her and was painted for a Zodiac themed run of illustrations.

PROCESS AND MATERIALS

Each girl is handpainted with a variety of mediums like pencil, ink, watercolor, crayons and markers on vintage magazines. Most of the magazines are swedish with the oldest to date being from the late 1800s to the newest that is early 1960s. Most of the magazines are from vintage stores/thrift shops but some have been gifted to me from other artists and friends.

VINTAGE GIRLS

Childhood obsession with comic book girls on the pages of 1920s-1940s feminist magazines. Mixed media on vintage paper.

"Lisas work is post-feminist and very personal. It layers contemporary, personal images of proud female beauty on top of historical stereotypical female documents, juxtaposing them and also overpainting them. Gentle, beautiful vandalism."

The paper is scanned and digitally retouched, sometimes adding extra layers or detail. Programs used for this is mainly Photoshop and Krita, using a Wacom tablet. Read more about process, materials and inspiration under each collection page.

VALENTINE 2022

A Valentines day collection with pinup style girls on vintage magazine pages.

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TW: SELF HARM

Figuring out how much it costs to mint my soul on the blockchain.

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IN BLOOM

Spring feelings and hidden love stories. Each with a classic quote.

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VINTAGE GIRLS

You can find older collections, like the Zodiac and Lost girls here.

Available on KnownOrigin, Foundation, OpenSea, Hicetnunc and Objkt.

DOLL PARTS

Revisiting my teenage playlist.

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WILDFLOWERS

Inspired by nature and vintage Nordic illustration.

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CALENDAR GIRLS 2022

Ending 2021 with 12 Calendar girls, one for each month.

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FEELING BLUE

Anxiety themed illustrations for the darkest part of the year.

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COLLAGE STYLE WORK

Available on KnownOrigin and my ERC 721-contract. Classic collage made from my collection of magazines.

FOUR SEASONS

My very first themed collection drop.