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Emily Eldridge — Berlin, Germany

“One huge difference between drawing on paper versus on a wall is the use of the body in a physical sense. You can hide a sketchbook in your lap, or quickly make 10 little drawings; but when you are working on a mural, you use your whole body to draw. I also find that ‘conquering’ something bigger than you is very freeing and therapeutic. I also try to take into consideration how my design will work together with the shape of the wall, or with the architecture or the surrounding environment.”

Emily Eldridge is originally from the US and spent more than ten years living in Hong Kong and two in Barcelona before re-locating to Berlin, where she is now based. With a background in illustration, her creative work spans a variety of media — from editorial illustration to street art, murals, neon signs, licensed products, and more.

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