The Peony Yip 'Cirque' image series challenges tradition with its combination of human and animal aesthetics. Exploring the idea of mankind as wild beings, the illustrator infuses her human portraits with animalistic elements that blur the lines between the worlds of dreams and reality.
Yip's stunning illustrations are displayed in a monochromatic palette that is accented with subtle touches of pale yellow tones. Serving as a metaphor for the inner animal inside us all, these portraits capture young girl subjects who each take on their own animal attribute that ranges from cat or rabbit ears to protruding deer antlers.
Reminding us of our origins, the Peony Yip 'Cirque' image series embraces the beauty and power of one's inner animal.