“The Unknown Muse” Artwork Series

“The Unknown Muse” series are a series of artworks which combine traditional art techniques like watercolor, qouache and ink painting with digital art techniques.

Revolving around the same concept of offering a glimpse of a passing by inspiration, “The Unknown Muse” paintings serve as a keyhole peak inside the world of an artist.

How it all started

On the left: the very first “Unknown Muse” illustration, started as a watercolor on paper.

Below: the finished painting, printed and framed.

“The Unknown Muse I” is available as a print in 3 different dimensions. You can order a copy by clicking the button below.

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The second chapter

On the right: a little “behind the scenes” from the making of “The Unknown Muse II”. As usual, it started as a watercolor and ink sketch, then I scanned it and used the iPadPro as a graphic tablet to finish the artwork using digital art technique.

Below: the finished painting, printed and framed.

The Unknown Muse II Art Print by Klangwelt

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The starting painting/illustration for “The Unknown Muse II” – ink and watercolor on paper.

the Unknown Muse II watercolor and ink painting illustration
The Unknown Muse II watercolor and ink painting illustration

Depicting a unique combination of portraiture, typography and abstract elements, the ‘Unknown Muse Series’ is a series of artworks aimed to provoke reflection upon hidden forces inspiring our psyche.

The Unknown Muse IV mixed media watercolor ink and digital art painting

The Unknown Muse IV

On the left: Finished artwork after it has been scanned and transformed digitally to incorporated vector elements, digital sketch bits and hand written texts.

Below: the original watercolor and ink painting, on paper.

The Unknown Muse IV watercolor and ink artwork

“The Unknown Muse IV” sketching progress

“The Unknown Muse IV” is available as an art print in 3 different dimensions. You can order a copy by clicking the button below.

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The Unknown Muse V

On the right: a little “behind the scenes” from the making of “The Unknown Muse V”. As usual, it started as a watercolor and ink sketch, then I scanned it and used the iPadPro as a graphic tablet to finish the artwork using digital art techniques.

Below: the finished painting, printed and framed.

Unknown Muse V Art Print

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“The Unknown Muse V” is probably one of the most powerful of the series, evoking strength and resilience in face of obstacles.

The Unknown Muse V watercolor ink progress KLANGWELT
Unknown Muse V artwork painting illustration
* "The Unknown Muse III" painting is not yet finished

Author: klangwelt

Hey there, I’m Andreea Kay (aka Klangwelt)! I’m a Creative Director and Visual Designer creating outstanding branding identities – from scratch! – for luxury, lifestyle, fashion and culture brands. I’m passionate about all things art and design. I’m also a fashion and style blogger: Style Unsettled. Follow my adventures!