Valadon

Suzanne Valadon was born in France in the late 19th century. She posed as a model for such legendary artists as Renoir and Toulouse-Lautrec. More importantly she was an accomplished artist in her own right. Valadon had a varied and fascinating life, from a squalid childhood in poverty to a life of artistic renown, a…

The Summer of Stela

All New Stories For You As summer approaches (or winter depending on where you are) we have some all new stories coming your way. Superheroes, time travel, a newly illustrated classic, biography, all ages, something for everyone. All on the Stela app. HAVEN May 16, 2019 Superheroes are a thing of the past. The few…

Valadon – A Retrospective

Marie-Clémentine “Suzanne” Valadon, was a French model and post-impressionist painter. Born in 1865 she was raised in poverty by her single mother. She had several jobs from millner work to a circus acrobat. At the age of fifteen she began her career as a painter’s model and posed for many Impressionists, most notably Renoir, Lautrec,…

Breaking Barriers – 8 Little Known 19th Century Women Artists

Our graphic novel Valadon chronicles the life of the little known Post-Impressionist artist Suzanne Valadon. There were many women artists in the late 1800’s that were highly successful and were equal in talent to their male counterparts. Here are a select few: 1. Berthe Morisot One of three women to be part of the French…

Evolution of a Picture – Lumi White and Princess Francis Hart

Have you ever wondered how a comic is made? It’s a multi-layered journey from concept to completion, from the mind to the hand. Here is a sneak peek of the path the art for our comic, Untold Love: Lumi White. Be sure to read the complete story of Lumi White only at Stela.