The trials and tribulations of a twenty-one-year-old [graduated] English major from Maryland. Likes writing, drawing, running, Pokemon, Zelda, Doctor Who, coyotes, abandoned buildings, dead animals, and dinosaurs. Has been declared Glorious Information Warrior of the Realm.
Angela Rizza is a freelance artist and illustrator based in New York. She graduated with her BFA in 2011 from the Fashion Institute of Technology and loves illustrating narrative works and characters. Since graduating she has been featured in Level magazine, Imagine FX, Creative Quarterly, Illustration Age, and has done shows for Light Grey Art Lab, and has worked with Bioware. Let’s take a look at some of her artworks.
I went through my archives and realized that I pretty much neglected to put photos of this guy all painted up on my Tumblr. Whoops!
So, here’s my interpretation of the Ijiraq (Eye-yee-rock), a shapeshifting monster from Inuit mythology. It kidnaps children and makes adult hunters lose their way. It can take any form it wishes, most commonly appearing as an Arctic Hare, Polar Bear, Raven or a Tariaksuq (a monster with a Caribou’s head and a man’s body).
Sculpey firm and Apoxie over a wire/foil armature, painted with acrylics.