Madame Butterfly

One day Pinkerton returned to Japan with his distinguished American wife to take Butterfly's child.  Devastated, Butterfly killed herself.


Illustrating a song

This week I have been working on a new illustration based on this songs by 'The Police'.









And suddenly there was silence


Don't forget to join me on Facebook and 'Like' the drawings you like the most

My work on the BBC

Working at Flickerpix as a Background Designer was a great experience.
Check this video where our Director shows the studio and explains how we produced each episode of the successful stop motion animated series "On The Air" for the BBC.

Do not miss this Background Designer working on the minute 2:52 


Minkee is not a monkey

In this project, I worked as a Background Designer for a pre school animated show. Meet Minkee here.



Working on a new style

After so many years working on volumes, shadows and lights ...I decided to take a step (or two) back to a much naive style.... bright colours and flat perspectives. (I am enjoying this a lot...)


Technique: Gouache and colour pencil

Sendak's Tribute Exhibition

Last night was the opening of this event in Barcelona; 5 artists gave a personal twist to Maurice Sendak's work.

Here I am posing in front of my artwork.


Gianfranco Bonadies, who is not only a good friend of mine but also one of the artist involved took the following pictures of the actual work:





And if you are curios about this exhibition, here are some of my colleagues' illustrations:


Gianfranco Bonadies


Eulàlia Fornós


Liuna Virar

Zebra is going to the book fair in Bologna


Publishers all over the World will be the first (after you) to see my little Zebra in action! 
Her friends, The Jazz Band, have something special for her that she would not expect and that children will love!








The originals were sent to the Bologna Children's Book Fair, and here is what the organizers will discover inside the envelope:



Agencia Catalana de Consum

This time I have been responsible to create, more than 40 vector illustrations for some educational animations where children learn good habits such as the importance of including fruit and vegetables on our diet, easy things we all can do to save energy and the meaning of the words fair trade among other aspects.







An owl


This is the little owl submitted to the folks in Buhobooks Publishing for their owl gallery.
Here is everyones' work



Piensa, es gratis

This book written by the well-known publicist Joaquin Lorente became also a website.

Every week a new header from a new artist to illustrate the words "Piensa, es gratis" (Think, it's for free). This was my vision and here's the link to my interview



Tribute exhibition



Next 17th October 5 artists will join forces to tribute Maurice Sendak. The exhibition will take place in Barcelona.







Laia is back!

I have been busy working on new projects coming on soon, but for now...I just wanted to say: here I am again! also on twitter (@Laiacapdevilat) and on facebook (Laia Capdevila Illustrations)! 


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