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I’m an illustrator from Stockholm who creates fashion and beauty-related illustrations for commercial use as well as private clients. 


Interesting faces, female shapes, poses and nature inspire me, as well as cities where I’ve lived, like Stockholm, Paris and London.

When I create illustrations I’m always passionate about experimenting with different mediums. I always start off by putting a pencil on a piece of paper. I then continue with whatever comes naturally that day. It often involves ink, watercolour and sometimes pastels, acrylic or cut paper. In the final step, Photoshop and Illustrator make my illustrations ready for print and screens.


I was taught life drawing, graphic design and illustration at the Central Saint Martins, London College of Fashion and The Royal Drawing School in London. I also have a Master of Science in Business and Economics from Lund University. 

Selected Clients

Schwarzkopf, Ole Henriksen, Björn Axén, NA-KDEllos, Hästens Beds, Hungerprojektet and Emilia de Poret

Portraits created for the book Svenska Hjältinnor (Max Ström).

Maternity leave

I'm currently on maternity leave so I've reduced the number of projects for 2023. 

If you have questions or would like to receive a quote, please contact: You can also visit my web shop.


Instagram: @helenaillustrating

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