Cookies & Milk

Kendyll Hilegas captures the mouth-watering goodness of our favorite guilty pleasures in her food portraits.
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Kendyll Hillegas

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Kendyll Hillegas created by

Kendyll Hillegas

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Slam Dunk

Nothing quite hits the spot like cookies, right-out-of-the-oven and still gooey in the middle, and a tall glass of cold, creamy milk. Boston-based artist and illustrator Kendyll Hillegas captures the mouth-watering goodness of our favorite guilty pleasures in her series of food portraits that are a true feast for the eyes. Worked in layers of gouache, watercolor, and colored pencil, her illustration celebrates the cookie's perfectly browned, fresh-baked allure with a sophisticated palette rich with tones of gold, warm umber, and pops of peach and citron. Elevating comfort food to a decadent new level, her irresistible art can sweeten up any room and is perfect for bakers, kids, and cookie connoisseurs of all ages. Printed in Oregon.

Kendyll Hillegas

created by

Kendyll Hillegas

location

Massachusetts

Food and everyday objects have always held a special fascination for me. There is something magical about taking a moment to notice the beauty in the objects that we use and love daily, and the food that we share with others.

Like many of creative people, I have had my hands in a lot of pies over the years. After graduating with a BFA in painting I knew that I wanted to make art, but I was not sure what kind or how. In the meantime, I worked as a tutor, a barista, a community organizer and a designer. It was not until 2012 when I began to make what I considered personal illustrations of food and objects, that I had a sense of clarity about the kind of work I wanted to make. I began sharing these paintings on Tumblr, and shortly thereafter opened an Etsy shop. My work is now on retail packaging, in print and web publications, and in corporate art collections and homes around the world.

Now that I am illustrating full-time, I feel more motivated than ever to keep my eyes open and notice the moments of ordinary, ephemeral beauty that surround me. While my work is intensely personal, it is my hope that it is also approachable since we all have favorite foods and stories that go along with them.

My sunny little studio is located in Quincy, MA - just five minutes south of Boston. When I am not making art, I am probably reading, taking cat pictures or pursuing my eternal quest for the perfect pie.

Visit the blog to learn more about Kendyll and her culinary-inspired creations.

Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
acid free matboard, acid free paper, acid free ink, walnut veneer wood
Measurements
Framed: 13" H x 16" W; Unframed: 11" H x 14" W
Care
All art on paper should be protected from moisture and from prolonged, direct sunlight.
Notes
Arrives ready to hang in walnut finish frame; or matted in acid free paper mat.
Item ID
26433

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