Posts tagged Kelly Coates
Westfield Live Art Installation with Pippa McManus and Mekel

As part of Festival of Offers, Westfield Innaloo hosted a Live Art Installation featuring Perth fashion illustrators Pippa McManus and Kelly Coates of Mekel Illustration. The talented artists painted live in the centre, their subject; Samantha Jade from Westfield's AW14 Fashion campaign. It's fascinating to watch artists work, especially when they are two of my favourite fashion illustrators!

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Wanderlust | Mekel

Mekel's WANDERLUST exhibition ran as part of Urban Couture 2014. Local fashion illustrator Kelly Coates' work always transports me to a world of fashion, flowing gowns and beautiful girls. Her dreamy use of the black pen and splash of watercolour is perfect. I now own two pieces from Mekel. A framed original of J.Mendel lime green couture gown from this exhibition which was a lovely belated birthday gift from Mr CK and a limited edition print from Mekel's Perth Fashion Festival exhibition last year.

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