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Family portrait

Looking at my work I realize that everything seems is quite serious and formal. My paintings, my drawings are all proper. The only place I go out of that comfort zone (?) and let out my humor is in real... Continue Reading →

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Is it a Skip or a Quack?

Last Friday my Dad showed up unexpected and asked if I could do him a tiny bit of a favor. He asked if I could draw him a little sign for a charity event he would host the next day.... Continue Reading →

Rat-attack

While I was flipping through and reorganizing my pattern folder I (re)discovered something: an old idea I had for a rat bookmark. Looking at the drawing now, I am not sure why I put it away. What I mean is,... Continue Reading →

Dreaming strange dreams

Lately I've been having these strange dreams. I dream with dead birds. Vividly colorful dead birds that lie stiff on the ground, on the table or in closets. What surrounds them moves, ebbs, but they remain still. Most of the... Continue Reading →

A quay in watercolor

I have never studied art, painting or drawing. Everything I do I learned on my own by either experimenting, through books or the good ol' internet. I'm a classic self-taught artist, if you will. So there are tons of new... Continue Reading →

A guarded whisper

I don't know about you, but when I look at an artwork that depicts people I always have this eerie feeling that the person in the painting will come to life. I have this vision of the figure turning around,... Continue Reading →

The mighty Potato Frog

For the last two weeks I've been struggling. Struggling to concentrate or do anything. It's my friend K's fault! She gave me the most amazing book for my birthday and I have been shaken, enthralled and swallowed whole by it.... Continue Reading →

Woman whispering

I have been thinking about having another drawing for my blog header. I already made a little doodle, sketch which I wrote about here. But with all the commotion of this summer somehow this project slipped to the bottom of... Continue Reading →

A furry wedding present

This weekend we attended the wedding of two of our good friends. I was thrilled to attend the ceremony and to wish them all the happiness for their now joint journey. I was also very excited, because our friends asked... Continue Reading →

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