The Illustration Room

Category: Chantel de Sousa

Chantel de Sousa live drawing for Bank of Melbourne Gala

June 29, 2016 Chantel de Sousa has a long standing creative relationship with patron of the arts Bank of Melbourne. For the recent Neighbourhood Fund Gala Dinner “For the Makers” Chantel was one of several creatives including a florist and a nail artist invited to participate and show their creative skills on the night. Chantel drew live fashion portraits of the guests for them to take home as a memento of the evening.

Colouring In books by Chantel de Sousa

February 25, 2016 Chantel de Sousa has spent the last few months creating a set of three colouring books for New Idea – Animal lovers, Summer Holidays and Around The World.

Chantel de Sousa Men’s Health Portraits

July 2, 2015 Pencil line with with digital colour portraits by Chantel de Sousa for Men’s Health Australia grooming feature. Quick steps to hair like Jared Leto, Jon Hamm as Don Draper, Eddie Redmayne and Shaun Hampson.

Artists inspired by 1960’s style movie posters

March 25, 2014 Artist’s personal works inspired by 1960’s style movie posters.

Chantel de Sousa’s retro romance for ELLE

January 22, 2014 We’ve all been there, last season’s bag… and bad romance. Chantel de Sousa brings back the retro romance novel cover for a Valentine’s Day giggle. ELLE Australia February Issue out now.

Illustrated covers placed in Publishers Australia Excellence Awards 2013

November 19, 2013 Charter magazine entered two covers illustrated by our artists in the Publishers Australia Excellence Awards 2013 in the Custom Cover of the Year Category.

Runner Up was Charter September 2013 Issue – 2013 Federal Election illustration by Paolo Lim

Finalist was Charter June 2013 Issue – Future King William and hypothetical ANZAC Dollar illustration by Chantel de Sousa

Congratulations to Paolo and Chantel, and to Art Director Rob Loughridge at Custom Made Media Australia (CMMA).

Chantel de Sousa illustrates an imaginary ANZAC dollar

August 20, 2013 Charter Magazine commissioned Chantel de Sousa to create a bank note of the future for a feature about a possible joint Australian and New Zealand currency in years to come. With a combination of Wallaby’s and All Blacks, Pharlap, sport, nature and history, aboriginal and maori art and the union jack Chantel expertly crafted the first in a series of imaginary ANZAC dollars, all flanked by a portrait of Prince William as our future King. It’s a peak at how things might be.