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Kelly Smith

Kelly Smith - International Fashion & Beauty illustrator. Australia

What clients love about Australian fashion illustrator Kelly Smith is the tiny touch of magic she gives to each of her finely detailed pencil illustrations. Perfectly proportioned forms, delicate shading and enticing texturing draw the eye to the focal point of the image, which is further highlighted by her deft use of negative space and exacting dashes of colour.
Kelly is in her element when creating fashion and beauty imagery, exploring floral patterns, fabric textures, hair, skin tones, facial features and colour palettes to give her images a poetic balance between realism and fantasy. Her work has appeared in magazines and online, on products, promos and rendered large at events around the world. She has a BA in Fine Art from the Tasmanian School of Art.

Approach

Kelly’s approach is mainly traditional, with 90 per cent of the work completed using a graphite pencil. She then scans the drawing in, adding colour and tweaking the image using Photoshop.

Style

Her intricately detailed pencil illustrations are soft and feminine in tone and content, with subtle areas of colour to catch the eye. As Kelly’s style has developed she’s introduced more colour to her work, sometimes bringing it to the fore to enhance contrast and impact.

Social Reach

Instagram: 97.9K

Client list

Kelly’s clients include Valentino, Armani, Vogue, Jenny Packham, Harper's Bazaar, Net-A-Porter, Clarins, L'Oreal and H&M.
Dior Nymphs
Kelly Smith
Lip Smears
Kelly Smith
Beauty look from Prada Fall/Winter 2018
Kelly Smith
Mascara
Kelly Smith
Illustration of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Kelly Smith
Illustration for Redken by kelly smith
Kelly Smith
Beauty looks for Eyes illustration
Kelly Smith
Art work of Saint Laurent Heel
Kelly Smith
Botanical illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Carolina Herrera for the 2020 'Fiercely Female' calendar
Kelly Smith
Beauty chart list by kelly smith
Kelly Smith
Illustration for Redken
Kelly Smith
Illustration for Marc Jacobs Beauty
Kelly Smith
Artwork of girl with bouquet
Kelly Smith
Face Charts for Samantha Wills
Kelly Smith
Realistic woman face
Kelly Smith
woman with flowers on bicycle
Kelly Smith
Kelly smith's The Swan Princess
Kelly Smith
Personal work featuring Prada SS16 accessories
Kelly Smith
Street art of NEW YORK
Kelly Smith
Black and white illustration of perfume for women
Kelly Smith
Illustration of Italia fashion clothes
Kelly Smith
Illustration for Redken
Kelly Smith
'Beauty and the Beast' by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve
Kelly Smith
Illustration of Zanita Whittington
Kelly Smith
Portrait art of woman
Kelly Smith
Illustration of Charles Perrault's Cinderella
Kelly Smith
Christian Dior Spring/Summer 2017
Kelly Smith
Fashion illustration of Viktor & Rolf S/S 2005 gown
Kelly Smith
Illustration of Bella Hadid
Kelly Smith
Illustration of cruella deville costume
Kelly Smith
Illustration of Alice in Wonderland
Kelly Smith
Illustration of Rapunzel costume
Kelly Smith
Based on the Léa Seydoux Prada Candy Campaign / for Illustrated Blog Gift Guide
Kelly Smith
Illustration of lady fashion in Paris
Kelly Smith
Illustration of Tokyo girl
Kelly Smith
Illustration of London girl
Kelly Smith
Illustration for Dior & I
Kelly Smith
Illustration of Kate Moss
Kelly Smith
Illustration of the florist
Kelly Smith
Illustration for Clarins Australia
Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith's Personal Work, 2015 The Door
Kelly Smith
Illustration of woman LEGS
Kelly Smith
Advertorial for Elle and Maybelline illustration
Kelly Smith
Illustrationfor Elle and Maybelline
Kelly Smith
Fashion illustration of a lady
Kelly Smith
illustration of lady fashions
Kelly Smith
Women perfume illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Illustration for Coco Chanel Noir
Kelly Smith
Illustration for Alpha-H
Kelly Smith
Illustration of Zanita Whittington
Kelly Smith
Beauty illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Women sandles illustration
Kelly Smith
EPOCA fashion illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Cara x Mulberry illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Portrait of Marion Cotillard illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Groom style illustrations for White Magazine by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
ROC Eyewear illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
ROC Eyewear illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Jenny Packham fashion illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Marion Cotillard photographed illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Hub - Dior Fashion illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Illustration for Yellowglen's Peacock by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Women fashion illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Ali Mitton fashion photography illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
Fashion illustration by Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith
We are over the moon with joy at how the image turned out.
Brook Dubois, Blink for Beauty
Kelly Smith has an incredible way of interpreting a client brief, but still remaining true to her art & keeping the essence of the core of her talent. Kelly's work is in a league of its own & admired by many age demographics. I enjoy working with Kelly on a collaborative projects, she is truly one of life's talented, & beautiful people
Samantha Wills, Samantha Wills
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