Odile van der Stap is an illustrator working under the nickname Jumei. Her subdued digital work has Art Nouveau aesthetics, as well as inspiration from Golden Age American illustrators such as J.C. Leyendecker.
born and raised in the medieval city of Amersfoort in the Netherlands. From very young Odile was always playing with paper and pencils and knew that she wanted to draw for a living. Before pursuing a career as a freelance illustrator, she expanded her talents studying Graphic Design at Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam.
Odile’s work is an elegant mix of fashion and fantasy illustration. Beauty female created using unsaturated colors and organic shapes. Yet, her subtle pallets and lucid shapes are strengthened by detailed textures and intricate fabrics. Odile’s women are often in a meditative state with their eyes closed or looking away. Allowing the viewer to share in these very personal and introspective moments.