With experience in the fashion industry, it isn’t hard to see where Gabriela Fuente found her inspiration for print and surface design. Comprised of clean lines, organic forms and an explosive color palette, Gabriela’s designs are as stunning as they are diverse.
Kess InHouse: Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get your start as an artist?
Gabriela Fuente: I started to draw and paint at a very early age. I always thought that art should be more of a hobby than a profession. When I was in hight school, I decided to study fashion design. Later on, I found out that I loved designing print for textiles and home objects.
KI: What is your first memory as an artist?
GH: My first memory as an artist was when I was 7 and I won a school contest with one of my drawings.
KI: Describe your creative process.
GH: I always start with some sort of theme. I do a lot of research to get to a concept, followed by a few drawings. From there, I normally go to water colors or another form of media before finishing my work digitally with the Photoshop or Illustrator.
KI: How did your relationship with Kess InHouse begin?
GH: I found Kess InHouse on Facebook around 2014. I decided to apply, and the rest you can say is history.
KI: Why did you become an artist?
GH: I became an artist because I couldn’t see myself doing anything else.
KI: What artists inspire you to create your artwork?
GH: I would definitely have to say my friends who are artists. They always inspire me to continue creating my artwork.
KI: What are your TOP 5 favorite Kess InHouse products for your artwork?
GH: I would have to say my TOP 5 favorite Kess InHouse products featuring my artwork would be the yoga mat, duvet cover, shower curtain, dog bed, and outdoor floor mat.
KI: What is your favorite thing about being a part of the Kess InHouse Network of Artists, and would you recommend other artists to join?
GH: My favorite part about being with Kess InHouse is the opportunities it has presented for me to share my art worldwide. It’s very special and I would recommend other artists to join if they want those same opportunities.
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