I'm an illustrator from Rome, Italy and during these very difficult times, I found art a relief. Being in lockdown wasn't easy so I found a way to bring positivity and a sense of peacefulness. My project "The Roman Quarantine" is a daily visual diary describing life during the quarantine: making pizza at home, watching Netflix, reading a book, or doing the groceries, but with a different light, because the simplest gestures can become special.

I love Rome and I try to represent it colorful, alive, and vibrant, despite how we've been living lately. I want to make people smile in these very strange times. The special guest of my drawings is my black cat, Stanis. A diary that tells one story, that everybody, right now, can relate to. Because it is very important to still find beauty and hope in this world. If you like my art and want to see more, you can find me on Instagram.

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I Made An Art Project Called "The Roman Quarantine" Drawing Daily Life With My Cat During The Lockdown In Rome, Italy

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divydumdrop hello
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1 month ago

I love this drawing, especially the tiny cats :)

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Magical dolphin
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1 month ago

this is BEAUTIFUL you are a wonderful artist!

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Kenny Kulbiski
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1 month ago

Italian cats must be different than American cats. Otherwise those croissants would be destroyed.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Churches play music on Sunday.

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Clementine Black
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1 month ago

same

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Nash Nopper
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1 month ago

Rummo Pasta are my favorite one :)

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mph seti
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1 month ago

Italians actually use Barilla pasta? I thought that was a marketing thing for the US, lol.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Naps on a sunny afternoon.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Wednesday, long, lonely Wednesdays.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

At least they will think I wear cloths.

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Katja Pirjevec
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1 month ago

Tiramisu in the making oh yeah

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

LOVE my new zoom lens I can see more ideas to paint.

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Kathy Baylis
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1 month ago

I can even hear the familiar cat chatter sound!

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

All right ! This is the third time you did this! Enough! They're not toys.

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Kathy Baylis
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1 month ago

An Italian “Tar Beach” on the building rooftop across the street!

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Kathy Baylis
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1 month ago

If this was my cat, he’d be “helping” me clean (translation: making the cleaning impossible to do).

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Mine. ALL MINE!

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columbokateUK
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1 month ago

Do people really hang their undies out like that? I'd have birds nesting if I did that lol

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Contentment.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

The perfect shade of blue.

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Kathy Baylis
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1 month ago

Cats. The original sun worshippers.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

When I lay in the middle she picks my up then we cuddle.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Perfect weather.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Running out of things to draw might as well eat it.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

So glad she picked me.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Need a salad.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Hello? hello.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Think I'll soak until I look like a prune.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

I'll take a nap then walk out there.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 week ago

Spices add spce to life.

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Ella L
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23 hours ago

KIWIS!!!!

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

I would like a little more privacy.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Who goes there?

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Same exact thing she bought last time and painted a picture.........same thing she bought last time and painted a picture................same

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

An explosion of happiness.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

PERFECT!

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

I'm so glad she .called.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Both our test negative! Celebrate!

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Nice breeze.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Everything but catnip. How could she?

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Suzanne Clark
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1 month ago

Love the little espresso maker that keeps popping up.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

I need a grocery list a mile long.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Target practice !

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

A tree? Ah come on.

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Giggle.So excited.

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Haralambi Haralambiev
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1 month ago

Love your illustrations, Elisa! 💛

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Elaine Mattingly
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1 month ago

Elisa artist with talent beyond her years, use of color brilliant.....................