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In Conversation with Larissa Honsek, a Berlin-based graphic designer, author and illustrator of “Opposites”

Hey ReadingWithYourKids Family!

We have a special episode for you! Joining us today is Larissa Honsek,  a Berlin-based graphic designer, photographer, and illustrator who loves to explore the intersections of these fields.

Larissa is joining to talk about her first children’s book “Opposites” by familius publishing. Larissa ‘s book has rich, visually stimulating illustrations that will inspire you…. whether you have little kids in your house- or not.

 

About the Author

Larissa Honsek is a Berlin-based graphic designer, photographer, and illustrator who loves to explore the intersections of these fields. Her tribe of bright and colorful characters is born out of experiments with a multitude of mixed-media elements: clay sculpting, photography, digital and analogue collaging, painting, drawing, printing, and scanning.

Honsek’s love for analogue pinhole photography also takes her on a second, very different route towards characters no less colorful but decidedly more mysterious. Larissa is currently working as a graphic design freelancer and co-founder of NINO Kreativ, a small company that produces creative kids’ products and materials.

 

Connect with Larissa on Instagram

You can order “Opposites” here – www.indiebound.org/book/9781641701433

 

 

More about “Opposites”

Opposites by Larissa Honsek

Short and tall. Happy and sad. Hot and cold. Globally famous artist Larissa Honsek’s adorable clay figures help little ones identify the difference in these important concepts.

 

 

Click the Amazon link below to grab your copy today to learn more about “Opposites”!

https://amzn.to/2yhLKdm

 

In this episode, Larissa answers the following questions about her work:

  • Introduction to children’s books author & illustrator, Larissa Honsek
  • How did Larissa get into art? What inspired her to express her emotions into the arts?
  • How did she get together with Familius Publishing to create “Opposites
  • What advise Larissa have for parents on encouraging their kids to be more creative and take risks in expressing themselves artistically
  • Can you share a little more about the work you have done? What projects have you been most proud to have worked-on/created
  • What’s next for Larissa?

 

 

We would like to say a huge thank you to Larissa Honsek for doing this interview and we are very excited to see what she does next!  We hope you have enjoyed listening to this episode and be sure to keep your eye out for her future books.

 

 

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