A surprising image guide written by Joanna McInerney and illustrated by KAA follows a small fawn who embarks on a beguiling journey in an effort to chase the solar. Touring by means of lush forests, groves of cherry blossom bushes, wintry hills, and sunflower fields, readers accompany the younger deer on his poetic journey to cease and scent the flowers.
In The Fawn Who Chased the Sun, Ho Chi Minh-based duo Phung Nguyen Quang and Huynh Kim Lien, a.ok.a KAA, envision a whimsical world that interprets into flourishing illustrations. Transporting readers into an exuberant atmosphere, KAA incorporate numerous patterns impressed by William Morris together with surreal parts corresponding to outsized flora and towering frogs.
The duo first creates detailed sketches, which Quang scans and arms over to Lien to start the digital coloring course of. Highlighting seasonal shifts by means of totally different palettes, they encourage the reader to benefit from the journey by means of a number of views because the atmosphere modifications. “We’ve got tried so many new views and colours that we by no means used earlier than on this guide, and each experiment introduced us pleasure whereas drawing it,” the illustrators inform Colossal.
You possibly can observe extra of KAA’s work on their Instagram, Behance, and website.
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