Florencia Pernicone’s irreverent comic characters
Florencia Pernicone's fondness for foul characters will make you wince, laugh and gawp out of sheer curiosity.
Based in the small town of Arrecifes, Buenos Aires, Florencia Pernicone's journey to freelance illustration began at a very young age, in her pursuit to entertain. "Around the age of 17 I got really interested in comics and illustration," she says, “and had a lot of fun drawing, and I loved making other people laugh with it.” Specialising in irreverent, grotesque 2D character illustrations, since going freelance Pernicone has had great success working in multiple mediums. "I find work making different kinds of things for comics, covers, animation, T-shirts… I also sell prints, stickers and self-edited zines." With regards to inspiration, Pernicone reveals that she never needs to look far. "I like to take in the details and the fun from the everyday – the things and the people around me." www.fpernicone.tumblr.com
Above: Lady Muza, the personified pizza slice, is a recurring character for Pernicone who likes to depict the woes of everyday life.