I am scared to dream too deeply // I put my strength, my trust, my soul, my heart into finding the kind of love that heals. It consumes me. Tears me apart // Everything I dream of destroys me in the end.
Monica Ramos is an illustrator from Manila currently living in New York. Her work has been published in the New York Times, Rookie Mag, and more. Through intricate, pastel watercolor detail, Ramos’ work evokes a playful and light atmosphere.
For her series titled "Broken Butterflies" artist Anne ten Donkelaar repaired the damaged wings of real butterflies using gold, old maps, roots, threads and embroidery - inspired by natural forms and structures, Donkelaar uses found objects and materials.