Minneapolis, MN

Loch Ness MPLS, designed by Brian Ness, a Minnesota artist, houses an online portfolio, news, updates and personal blog.


Here's where I post a little about my life, my process, and my inspiration. Check in to learn about what's happening with Loch Ness MPLS, and get a sneak peek at new projects!


April Etsy Finds

Brian Ness

Etsy really is filled with incredibly talented people! I thought it would be a good idea to share with you a few shops that are inspiring me right now!

I encourage you to take a look at each shop, click on the links I've provided, buy the stuff you love, and support small businesses!



ArtAndPeople is filled with these wonderful illustrations and paintings of plants and succulents. I love the moody colors - they seem a little bit melancholy while still being really joyful! Here are a few favorites:

Cactus and Agave Landscape

Cactus and Agave Landscape


MirDinara is all about tea towels. Her Uzbek heritage has influenced these wonderful, brightly colored designs that I am absolutely obsessed with!

Here are a couple of my favorites:


Cosas Minimas by Blanca Gomez in Spain. I love love love her work. It was hard to pick only two to feature. Definitely check her out. I love her modern take on midcentury illustration. Her colors are great, and each piece tells such wonderful stories!

Central Park

Central Park

What are some of your favorite shops? Definitely share!

Happy Etsy-ing!