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Draw Inspiration From These 6 Amazing DC Illustrators on Instagram

Our artistic aspirations ended with finger painting; thankfully, theirs didn’t.

1. @cestriley

Hello, fall. (? inspiration @theyellownote )

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Washington in fall: we’re waiting.

2. @marcella.draws

Why are there 12,000 of these guys

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Draw what you know.

3. @summer.script

Our doodles never look this good—nor our mornings this pleasant.

4. @artforicecream


5. @justineswindellart

Upgrade your portrait—get drawn instead.

6. @painted_palettes

Looking forward to a wondrous ?W E E K E N D ? in the district ? . . . ?: @sarawithoutanh

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Reimagine the city.

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Abbey joined Washingtonian in September 2017. A Miami University (Ohio, not Florida) alum, she called the Midwest home before moving to Vermont to report for the Burlington Free Press and to be closer to her one true love: Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Her work has also appeared in Cincinnati Magazine and USA Today. Abbey lives in Falls Church.