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Alice + Olivia X Deanna First Illustrations by Deanna First

I can’t seem to get enough of @aliceandolivia lately :) This time live sketching customers at their Madison location! Was amazing to see a percentage of sales going directly to @shalvacenter #shalva. Also, this polka dot lil number is by them too. Each sketch takes 5-7 minutes to sketch. I only need a small table and chair for my events. I bring the rest!

Their latest collection celebrated #KeithHaring and his iconic style which is used on prints and graphics throughout the garments.

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Christie's X Deanna First Live-Sketch by Deanna First

Can’t go wrong with velvet on velvet. What a magical night @christiesinc Lates Holiday Bazaar! Filled with exhibitions, specialist talks, demos, live DJ + champagne 🥂 I was honored to sketch talented @eddieross interior designs for #Christies December issue + live-sketch guests into the stunning decor backdrop. What a night to remember!

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Eddie Ross + Jaithan Kochar

Eddie Ross + Jaithan Kochar

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Kendra Scott NEW SoHo store sketches! by Deanna First

Big things are happening for Kendra Scott! They announced that they will be opening their first ever store in Manhattan as of August 31st at 126 Spring Street. I was thrilled when then approached me with the opportunity to illustrate the soon to be interior and exterior sketches. I've been wanting to get into decor sketches lately and really do love the process of switching up my regular routine.

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I used a mixture of elements to bring these pieces to life. I started with pencil, micron and copic markers before adding shading and tweaking the layout in the computer. I love using a combination of digital and by hand since digital allows me to easily provide different layouts and colorways for my clients.

 

WWD feauture

WWD feauture

Preview launch event 

Preview launch event 

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