Inspiration Wednesday: Art Crush on Nicole Duquette

Today I want to introduce you to my latest art crush on Nicole Duquettean illustrator, designer and doodle enthusiast.

map by nicole duquette

She currently lives and works in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where she specializes in illustrating maps of all 50 states, wedding announcements, and illustrated quotes for prints and cards. Some of her clients include Southern Living Magazine, Allport Editions, and Rumblebea’s Biscuits.

I first discovered her work when I saw one of her maps was a runner-up in the Creative and Curious contest co-sponsored by They Draw and Travel and Uppercase magazine.

map by nicole duquette

Check out her illustrated map series, which she sells prints of in her Etsy shop.

map by nicole duquette

I love the handlettering she adds to each piece, and her fun doodled icons and graphic elements. The colors and contrasts really make even the tiniest features pop off the page.

hello niccoco map of Montana

all images and screenshots from Nicole Duquette‘s websites

Check out how she interpreted a photo of spring flowers into a charming sketch of a spring scene on her blog.

Hope you are looking for some inspiration today.

Terri

 

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