DreamyMeisme

Elena Blanco | Contemporary Fine Art and Illustration

London, England On Etsy since 2011

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DreamyMeisme

Elena Blanco | Contemporary Fine Art and Illustration

London, England | 1,906 Sales

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Dreamy Me is me Elena Blanco artist and illustrator working with watercolour and ink to produce contemporary fine art and illustration. In this shop you'll find my original paintings as well as giclée art prints.

Do you like my work? Get my collection of seasonable printable cards for free https://www.subscribepage.com/t1m0u9 (copy and paste in your browser)

My work has been described as unique and imaginative, exploratory and playful. I combine abstract shapes and colourful patterns with figurative elements. I love working with watercolour and ink because of their beautiful luminosity.

I'm happy to take illustration commissions. Have a look at my commissioned art section https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/DreamyMeisme?section_id=17388443

Find out more about me in my website https://dreamyme.com/

My favourite SM hangouts:
INSTAGRAM https://www.instagram.com/dreamymeisme
PINTEREST https://www.pinterest.co.uk/dreamymeisme
LINKED-IN https://www.linkedin.com/in/elena-blanco-20568427/

Read my story here on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/shop/DreamyMeisme#about
Thanks for visiting.
Elena

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Last updated on 21 May, 2020

***Dear customer, I hope you and your beloved ones are keeping well and safe. We are processing orders as usual. Please notice longer than usual delivery delays may be experienced. Please bear with us during this crisis. We are working hard to run the shop safely and smoothly. Please keep an eye at this space for updates and do not hesitate to contact me if you need more details***

Dreamy Me is me Elena Blanco artist and illustrator working with watercolour and ink to produce contemporary fine art and illustration. In this shop you'll find my original paintings as well as giclée art prints.

Do you like my work? Get my collection of seasonable printable cards for free https://www.subscribepage.com/t1m0u9 (copy and paste in your browser)

My work has been described as unique and imaginative, exploratory and playful. I combine abstract shapes and colourful patterns with figurative elements. I love working with watercolour and ink because of their beautiful luminosity.

I'm happy to take illustration commissions. Have a look at my commissioned art section https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/DreamyMeisme?section_id=17388443

Find out more about me in my website https://dreamyme.com/

My favourite SM hangouts:
INSTAGRAM https://www.instagram.com/dreamymeisme
PINTEREST https://www.pinterest.co.uk/dreamymeisme
LINKED-IN https://www.linkedin.com/in/elena-blanco-20568427/

Read my story here on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/shop/DreamyMeisme#about
Thanks for visiting.
Elena

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About DreamyMeisme

Sales 1,906
On Etsy since 2011

Art is a source of joy

Hello! My name is Elena Blanco and I'm the artist behind all the creations in this shop.
++++ What I do ++++
I do drawing and illustration of everything and anything. I do patterns, flowers, people, cities, animals, abstract, landscapes... I like exploring all subjects. I find lots of joy in art. My artwork is sold at Etsy, society6, Deny Design, Saatchi online and in many retail outlets around the world.

++++What I sell on Etsy++++
On my Etsy shop, I sell giclée prints, original paintings and commissioned illustrations.

++++ How it all started ++++
I studied architecture in Barcelona. I loved the creative part of my studies but I didn’t enjoy working in an office so much. Nevertheless I worked in architecture for years until I had my children. Then I rediscovered the wonders of childhood and wanted never to forget them again.
I was fascinated by children's books and gave up my career determined to become a children's book illustrator. I started by creating a few of my own picture books but unfortunately I couldn't get them published. Trying to find a way to sustain my art practice, I asked people for advice. A friend suggested I tried Etsy. With prints from those early books I opened my shop in 2011.
My business' breakthrough was discovering people liked my customised illustrations. This happened quite accidentally but very soon the demand grew and I have through the years made lots of privately commissioned illustrations. I feel very lucky to be able to work with people's stories to produce art for them. This opportunity has helped me develop my art in many new directions.

+++ How I create +++
When I work on something new, I start with lots of doodling. Letting myself play and enjoy my painting. Sometimes I do watercolour, gouache or ink washes over lots of sheets of paper. From each one something different will develop. I get into a bit of a creative trance and lots of ideas come in to guide my work. These ideas are based on my sketch book work or on images I've seen somewhere. Sometimes is a technique I want to try, sometimes a combination of colours. Visiting galleries inspires me a lot and after some exhibitions I get very creative.
For my more illustrative/figurative work, I'm always inspired by stories. Stories are everywhere, in books, in films, in what people say...
I work at a messy home studio created in a corner in my living room. When the mess becomes unbearable I start tidying up and unfinished drawings appear that inspire me again. I draw every day, even if it's just a doodle. Drawing keeps me inspired and joyful. I use mainly watercolour and ink because of their beautiful luminosity.

++For news, offers and giveaways sign up to my newsletter here http://eepurl.com/dso2zf
For daily updates on my practice follow me on Instagram and FB @dreamymeisme
++Special limited editions and original artwork are sold on Saatchi on line https://www.saatchiart.com/account/artworks/409683
++Products featuring my prints are sold on-line at society6 http://society6.com/ElenaBlanco and Deny Design https://www.denydesigns.com/collections/artist/ar:elena-blanco

Thanks for taking the time to read about me!

Shop members

  • Elena Blanco

    Owner, Artist

    Because of my background in architecture I approach my work from design and composition. Because of my love of literature and philosophy, stories and ideas are a constant source of inspiration.

Production partners

  • dStudio

    England, United Kingdom

    I've been working with Studio One Frame since 2013. They produce giclée prints of my artwork. The quality of their papers and printing is excellent and working with them is a pleasure! They are located in a converted barn in Essex, England.

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Last updated on 08 Sep, 2019
Frequently asked questions
Wholesale availability

My artwork is available for wholesale. Please contact me.

Sizing details

Most of my prints are available in lots of different sizes including large posters in cm and inches.
Choose your size from the drop-down menu or contact me if the size you are looking for is not listed.

Paper and printing quality

My prints are produced with a technique called giclée where archival inks and fine art paper are used resulting in an excellent colour and texture reproduction (you'd find it hard to tell the print from the original) Archival inks mean the colours will not fade with sunlight.
Paper is Somerset Velvet 255 gsm, a beautiful fine art paper with a watercolour texture.

Order processing

Processing print orders takes 3 working days but in busy dates (Christmas specially) can be up to 5. If you need quicker processing please choose express processing as your delivery option when checking out. This option is also a tracked delivery.

Original pieces are processed within 1-2 working days.

For custom illustrations processing takes normally around two weeks.

Delivery

Standard delivery is free for all items.

For prints and posters the free standard delivery is not tracked. To upgrade to a tracked delivery please choose tracked service at check out.

Original pieces and custom illustrations are shipped with a tracked, insured service included in the price.

Estimated delivery times are as follows:
UK 1-2 working days
Europe 5-7 working days
Rest f the world 5 -10 working days.

Missing or damaged items

If your prints were missing or arrived damaged we will send new copies. Please notice that to confirm loss we will wait for 4 weeks from first shipment before sending replacement.

Commissioned illustrations are tracked and insured. It is very unlikely they would go missing but if it happened contact me.

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