Regram from @matthewscottsmith !  Happiest girl in all of Baltimore!  #johnwaters #finally #bestbirthday

Regram from @matthewscottsmith ! Happiest girl in all of Baltimore! #johnwaters #finally #bestbirthday

My spread of girly coming if age movies in @alexcitrin ‘s fabulous Until Now magazine!

My spread of girly coming if age movies in @alexcitrin ‘s fabulous Until Now magazine!

Camping Ghosts!
2014, ink, graphite, digital
© Mai Ly Degnan

Thesis opening!    #illustration #illustrationpracticemfa #mfailp #MICA #stopmotion

Thesis opening! #illustration #illustrationpracticemfa #mfailp #MICA #stopmotion

Jealous ghost.  #illustration #ghost #paperdolls #drawing #stopmotion #thesis

Jealous ghost. #illustration #ghost #paperdolls #drawing #stopmotion #thesis

Here is an illustration of a Baltimore graveyard.  
Using it as one of my backgrounds for my stop-motion animation.  

2014, ink, graphite, digital
© Mai Ly Degnan

Here is an illustration of a Baltimore graveyard.
Using it as one of my backgrounds for my stop-motion animation.

2014, ink, graphite, digital
© Mai Ly Degnan

#baltimore #graveyard #stopmotion #illustration #background

#baltimore #graveyard #stopmotion #illustration #background

Here is an illustration of James and the Giant Peach.
One of my favorite stories growing up.  

2014, ink, graphite, digital
© Mai Ly Degnan

Here is an illustration of James and the Giant Peach.
One of my favorite stories growing up.

2014, ink, graphite, digital
© Mai Ly Degnan

Here are a series of illustrations of my favorite girly, “my life kind-of-sucks” coming of age movies. I did these for Alex Citrin’s Until Now Magazine. Super fun assignment, especially because I got to re-watch all the classics.

Titles: left to right

1. Virgin Suicides
2. Welcome to the Dollhouse
3. 16 Candles
4. Ghost World
5. Heathers
6. Mermaids
7. Now and Then
8. Thirteen
2014, ink, graphite, digital

© Mai Ly Degnan

I am currently working on set of paper dolls to dress weekly for my Lifestyles Illustration class this semester.  Excited to dress my babies! 

Paper Dolls: 
Marge, Billy, and Amber

I am currently working on set of paper dolls to dress weekly for my Lifestyles Illustration class this semester. Excited to dress my babies!

Paper Dolls:
Marge, Billy, and Amber

Here are some stills from my thesis project in which I’m in the process of creating a stop motion animation about a ghost in love.  It’s called ”Little Misunderstood.”

2013

© Mai Ly Degnan

John Waters matchbox dolls for Art Market!  #illustration #matchboxdoll #johnwaters #mica #baltimore #artmarket #miniature

John Waters matchbox dolls for Art Market! #illustration #matchboxdoll #johnwaters #mica #baltimore #artmarket #miniature

Hello! My name is Mai Ly Degnan and I am a freelance illustrator and current grad student in MICA's MFA Illustration Practice program.

This blog is compiled mostly of my illustrations and other things l like. Probably just a bunch of drawings, pugs, and John Waters.


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www.mailydegnan.com

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