Illustrator Selin Çınar crafts unexpected elements tucked inside familiar forms. Creating work under the moniker “Axstone,” the artist is able to move between the worlds of exhibiting and character design. She also implements varying techniques in the pieces, with elements of pointillism, clean linework, and a less controlled approach sometimes appearing in the same piece. Çınar is a member of the illustrator collective Krüw.
She gave Nakid Magazine some insight into her nickname: “Axstone is a stone name that I ran into when I was searching for a nickname that can also blast on Instagram. I met with this name by a suggestion from my friend. I’ve been using it for 2 years now.”
See more of her work below.