Los Angles based artist Mel Kadel has been on our radar for a while, so its about time we do a post featuring her amazing illustration skills. Using hand stained papers colored with rhythmic circles, colorful coils, and delicate ‘eyelash’ line work, Kadel has been able to create a world that is playful, yet powerful in every instance — her figures seem to be lost in a endless entanglement that is darkly humorous. In her world, each character seems to be breaking away from the worldly constraints of chaos with ease and fluidity.
2014 has been a great year for Mel and her meticulous hand sketches. She’s landed on the cover of Juxtapoz Magazine’s February issue, did the album work for Tegan & Sarah, and just finished her solo show at Merry Karnowsky gallery in LA.
If you wanna get a piece of Mel’s work, be sure to check out her newly released print “Blue Panic”. Its a 1 color silkscreen, hand painted, stained, and dried in the good’ole California sun. Its only an edition of 70, so don’t wait too long… or it will be gone.
See more of her works here : http://melkadel.com