Some of the advice these inserts dispensed may still be useful today. For instance, even in this age of sliced bread, by warming a bread knife in hot water, you should be able to slice bread like a pro, should you encounter an unsliced loaf.
Sebastian Onufszak is a designer and illustrator, based in the German city of Augsburg. This work is a depiction of French actor Marion Cotillard, and is one of six illustrations from his series titled “The Iconic Women”.
Also featured are other iconic French women Gabrielle Chanel, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Brigitte Bardot, Simone de Beauvoir, and Catherine Deneuve. See the full set of illustrations on his Behance page.
Rebecca Murphy, who describes herself as a pop surrealist, is a Sydney based Australian artist, whose work I’ve seen a couple of times at local exhibitions in the past. Don’t miss her Instagram page though, which offers an insight to her work and life, and an idea of where the inspiration for her work comes from.
Valentino D’Antonio is a painter, and art instructor, based in Genoa, Italy. I’m especially liking this work, a still life, drawn with pencil and charcoal, there’s a sense of timelessness here, isn’t there?
Lena Macka is an illustrator and designer of minimal tattoos, who is based in the French city of Lyon. She seems to work mainly in black and white, and shades of grey, but look through her illustrations, and you will some colour works.
Jordan Debney is an illustrator, artist, and painter, based in Wellington, New Zealand. He is also a muralist, and an apparel designer. Be sure to check out more of his psyche-delicious work via his website, or on Instagram.