Disaster Dates & Lucky Escapes Book
Tess Smith-Roberts s a freelance Illustrator based in South East London, originally from Norwich, who studied illustration at Kingston School of Art. She approaches her work with humor, bold shapes, and a playful use of color. With almost 185K Instagram followers, her varied clients include Comic Relief, TK Maxx, Apple, Bon Appetit, New York Times, The New Yorker, Chilly's, Vogue, Medium, Soho House to name but a few. She was inspired to create her
popular series of dating comics after a string of bad dates, which by doing so and getting her followers to send in their own, provided a form of cathartic therapy.
Instagram: @tesssmithroberts (184k followers) https: //tesssmithroberts.
Terrible but hilarious dating stories from the viral Instagram series, illustrated in a playful, colorful comic style
Following up on the popularity of Tess Smith-Roberts's viral dating comics series on Instagram, the book will contain around 20 outrageous dating comics illustrated in her colorful and fun signature style so loved by her 185k Instagram followers. The sometimes gross, often relatable but always laugh-out-loud hilarious stories are weaved into a narrative, all happening to one main character who's just trying to find love in an online world.
The story follows Olive as she navigates the terrible world of app-based dating and all the weirdos she matches with, with some stories submitted by Tess's Instagram followers, some influenced by previous submissions and of course some fan favourites from her popular dating comics series on Instagram.
The story follows Olive's quest for companionship, as she navigates the terrible world of app-based dating and all the weirdos she matches with, with some dates submitted by Tess's instagram followers, some influenced by previous submissions and, of course, some fan favourites from her popular dating comics series on Instagram.
After a string of terrible dates, Olive is ready to give up. Will she ever find the one? And will they be everything she is looking for?
0.6" H x 8.4" L x 6.1" W (0.65 lbs) 96 pages