THE GIRLS IN JONAS LÖFGREN’S DRAWINGS

One of the first images that I “pinned” to Pinterest was this illustration by Swedish artist Jonas Löfgren. It is Enid Coleslaw, the lead character portrayed by Thora Birch in the movie Ghost World. On Pinterest, I labeled it “my doppelgänger” because it (sort of) reminded me of myself with the black-rimmed glasses, and the chin-length bob parted on the side and held in place by a barrette. Here are other young female protagonists as interpreted by Jonas.  Jonas Löfgren 02

Tora Birch as Enid Coleslaw in the film adaption of Ghost WorldJonas Löfgren 03

Emily Browning as Violet Baudelaire in the movie Lemony Snickett’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Lisa Loring as Wednesday Addams in the television series The Addams Family

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Gwyneth Paltrow as Margot Tenenbaum in The Royal TenenbaumsJonas Löfgren 04

Violet Parr in the animated movie The IncrediblesJonas Löfgren 06

Winona Ryder as Lydia Deetz in Beetlejuice

And in his other drawings, you will find:

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A photographer (Little Indian, 2008)

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A writer (The Cellar, 2010)

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A piano student (Piano Lesson, 2012)Jonas Löfgren 10

A bookworm (Such Good Books, 2012)

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And a, well, getaway girl (Getaway, 2012).

You can see more of his drawings on his website. You can also read about his 2012 joint exhibit here.

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