Thursday, 16 February 2012

Spotlight On Helen Dardik

Do your ever get a moment when you see illustrations and think "I wish I could draw like that!"?  Helen Dardik is one of those artists who just takes my breath away and definitely my latest craft crush.  Scrolling through her Blog there's design after design that's just pure eye candy!

Here are just a few of her designs to savour, there was so much to choose from! But to begin with Squirrels Like To Picnic.

Woodland Flora

Here are some of her divine fabrics.
Too Muchery by Helen Dardik - Half Yard
Too Muchery.
Too Muchery Leaves in Orange by Helen Dardik - Half Yard
And Too Muchery Leaves
Price Drop: 5 Fat Quarter Set Helen Dardik Mod Kitchen
Plus a bundle of Mod Kitchen.

I love this cat and dog from Young Patterns.

The superb Botanical Current Clash

Here's a selection of patterns from her Website.

More designs from her Blog.  Fruit Girls and Other Lunacy.

Wild Horses

Sweet Life

Everyone loves autumn but...

A gorgeous picture of Random Happiness.
About Helen Dardik.  
  • Helen is a pattern designer, illustrator, painter and toy maker. 
  • Based in Canada she is represented by the Lilla Rogers Studio.  
  • Her designs are patterns, editorial illustrations, book covers, cards, fabric and other printed materials.
  • She was born in Ukraine and grew up in Siberia, finishing art school in Israel and completed a graphic design degree in Canada. 
  • Among Helen's clients are: Target, Hasbro, BlueQ, KLUTZ, Walter Fosters Publishing, Boston Globe, Harper Collins Publishing, Nick Jr., Fisher Price, Hanes, and others.
If you would like to view more of her super designs check out her fabulous blog OrangeYouLucky or her Web Page at Lilla Rogers Studio.


Jean said...

So very cute and whimsical. Thanks for sharing.

Danielle said...

Love these! They remind me of illustrations from children's books that I had as a child. Very sweet!

Ditzy and Dotty said...

These are lovely. So bright and cheerful, might have to find some of her gorgeous fabric.

Very Berry Handmade said...

Oh, I love Too Muchery and Mod Kitchen - didn't know they were by the same person... thanks for educating me! She is fab...!