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Alessandra Bernard

Moi! My name is Alessandra (she/her) and I'm a Finnish-Italian illustrator from Helsinki who likes to draw illustrations with whimsical creatures and humans co-existing together in an odd but rather ordinary world. My style is colourful and sweet but not too prim. In my illustrations, the world accepts all kinds of creatures; your neighbor might be a witch and you might share your morning coffee with the friendly ghost that lives in the attic. I graduated from Tampere University of Applied Sciences as Bachelor of Culture and Arts in 2020.
I’m currently open to new projects!

I mainly work with digital media, but sometimes I paint traditionally with oils and acrylics. Special projects I’ve held close to my heart were the first two books I illustrated for Ina Mikkola; Runkkarin käsikirja, 2020 and Valtakirjani, 2021.

Into Publishing, Sanoma Pro Oy, Talentia ry, Marketing Agency Bananas, Nuori Voima Magazine, The Union of Upper Secondary School Students, Espoo City Library, Vantaa City Library, Tulva Lehti, The Finnish Illustration Association (Kuvittajat ry), Improbatur Magazine, Studeo, Mádara Cosmetics, Kosmos Publishing