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Try this instead of an advent calendar this year

Advent calendars. Hmmmmm. So nice, so shiny. So expensive! It is that wonderful idea of consumerism which combines award winning and fan favorite of those 24 things that you really don't need in your life. Putting sarcasm aside for just... Continue Reading →

Good Goat!

This goat obsession of mine is getting out of hand. It has descended on me howling like a pack of wolves. Whenever I take out my sketchpad I feel my nerves on edge, my heart pounding to the rhythm of... Continue Reading →

Just sketching

I decided to take a few days off work last week. Just to relax, get my mind off projects and to stay away from Excel files for a while. Well, that later didn't really happen, but I kinda knew that... Continue Reading →

d.n.p.

Acronyms are part of our lives. Our fast-paced lives. Before you realize it a dozen fly by you with a thundering bang! bang! like the bullets of an MK47. Sometimes I get them and will happily use them. But more... Continue Reading →

Isle of Skye

As part of my art course I have been exploring the idea of finding the perfect viewpoint when drawing. Be it for a sketch I am making just for fun or one I later aim to turn into a finished... Continue Reading →

Venturing outside

I would describe myself as easily adaptable. One of the few exceptions is when I am drawing and painting. Thing is, I am easily disrupted and interrupted until I am able to completely focus my attention. Once I'm in my... Continue Reading →

Starting an art course

I am a self-taught artist. I did not go to art college, did not attend any art courses to date. I just figured out things for myself. Mostly the hard way. However, I always had this yearning to learn more,... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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