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My name is Alja and I am an illustrator who grew up in lovely city Maribor, in Slovenia. I am currently based in Ljubljana, where I am also finishing my degree at University of Natural Sciences and Engineering. Art have always been a passion of mine, but only decided to take it more seriously in 2016.

I mainly work with my graphic tablet, but I also like to get my hands dirty with gouache and acrylics. Preferring gouache, since it gives illustration such a neat and clean look. I am inspired by everything around me; mostly by nature, by the things I find in museums, nearby cafe shops or things I discover at my friends house while we’re having a long talk. I am also inspired by the 70’s and 80’s, the style back then and mostly music that was playing on the radios since 1960.

 

Interviews and features

  1. Endless Love Creative / July 2018 (English)

  2. Pepermint /July 2018 (Slovenian)

  3. Honestly WTF / June 2018 (English)

  4. Society6 Girls Art Now Exhibition / June 2018

  5. Cosmopolitan June Issue 2018 (Slovenian)

  6. TafMag / May 2018 (French)

  7. Mia Le Journal Holiday Edition Magazine / May 2018

  8. The Glitter Guide / April 2018

  9. Tania Estevez Illustration – Guest Post / February 2018 (English)

  10. Trend Bible Home & Interiors AW 19/20 / February 2018 (English)

  11. Society6 Art Quarterly Feature / January 2018 (English)

  12. BallPit Magazine / March 2017 (English)