Caroline Hanlon is an American artist who captures the world with her whimsical, colorful illustrations.
Known for her creative concepts and imaginative approach to her illustrations, Caroline Hanlon's debut book, Everyday ABCs, captures the alphabet in an everyday essence environment. From coffee spills to discovering underwater sea creatures, Caroline Hanlon visually explores how to find the alphabet every where. Find out more here!
Available on both Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
I was born in Washington, DC in 1995, and grew up in Maryland - where you can still find me happily exploring.
I'm a Summa Cum Laude alumni from Savannah College of Art and Design with both my Bachelor's and Master's in Illustration, with also a focus in Animation.
I'm influenced by everyday life and the world surrounding me. My work is filled with whimsicalness, with a hint of an underlying reality.
When I'm not illustrating, I'm usually eating food or walking about.
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A New Book Out
Now available on Amazon, The Girl and the Butterfly is a debut collaboration between illustrator, Caroline Hanlon, and writer, Meena Arvind. Filled with beautiful poetry and vivid illustrations, The Girl and the Butterfly is lovely journey of lost and hope. The perfect gift for a young one! Click here for more info!
Q: Any tips for budding Illustrators?
A: Be professional! Also don’t compare yourself to others, focus on what you want to draw and do it.
Q: Can you tell us about your process?
A: I first start with research, I learn about what I’m drawing to make sure that it makes sense and is accurate. I then do a word bubble which I come up with different words that best represent the concept I’m conveying. After I find a good selection of words, I come up with really sketchy thumbnails. I then draw my favorite thumbnails into a pencil line drawing. And finally, I scan those line drawings in and illustrate them digitally.
Q: Have you always wanted to be an artist?
A: Actually, no. When I was younger, I was very much interested in different occupations such as being an interior designer, pianist, and even at one point - a meteorologist.
Q: What things in your studio could you not live without?
A: I could not live without my laptop, paper, drawing utensils, books, and my cat.
Here are some interviews of me, enjoy!