Bel Johnstone is an artist and illustrator known for her distinct and creative hand-drawn ‘Dotsploration’ style, which is characterised by fine carefully placed dots to represent shadow, outlines or light areas of tone. She also has a passion for hand drawn lettering and illustrative typography which is present throughout her portfolio of works. Her illustrations have been seen in various publications including Computer Arts magazine, Desktop Magazine, Blanket Magazine, CURVY and also in numerous exhibitions throughout the country.

She is also an all-round creative soul constantly searching for new inspiration, projects and creative adventures. She currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with her daughter Ava and their Shiba Inu puppy Kira.

Thank you for visiting! If you have any questions or just want to say hi please email hello@ivebeencreating.com


Below is an interview with Computer Arts Magazine about my background and process.
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