Experimenting with a new way of drawing animals

A couple of weeks ago, amongst all the travel preparations and house renovation organisation, I took a break and spent almost the entire day trying out drawing with ink and bamboo pens. The bamboo pens were hand carved by Kate Moby from bamboo grown by herself and came in three different sizes. I first came…

Happy Holidays and a homemade Christmas Jumper

This year we’re spending the holidays in Leipzig, Germany. We decided it would be a smaller round compared to last year when we got both the German and Swedish side together in Fitou. I like this time of year because for me it represents quiet, cosy days and nights with yummy home cooked food, movies…

A week in November

Mainly I’ve been working on my reindeer card ready for the season and it was already hump day by the time I looked up. ✨If you’re one of those organised people, this way to the festive cards.✨ Some other things that happened this week: Sent off a bunch of festive cards to the south of…

The Making of A Reindeer – Part 2

Here comes part 2 of making a reindeer xmas card. I am almost done, finishing touches and such. To be honest, I wish I had it finished today with another card that I have drawings for, but I cannot look at another reindeer today. Do more sketches I wasn’t quite happy with my last sketches…

The Making of A Reindeer – Part 1

A couple of weeks ago I opened my Christmas Shop and mentioned that I wanted to do more animals for Christmas/seasonal cards. So I thought I’d show the making-of of a reindeer card. This is part 1 and shows the first stages of what I do to get inspired. Make it cosy To get into…

Christmas Shop Is Open

The first cards are in the Christmas Shop. It probably feels very early for some to even be thinking about this, but, ya know, it’s almost November. I posted a poll on Instagram earlier today and there were clear winners for the bird, though I could not bring myself to not do the fluffy owl…

New Fluffy Owls In My Shop

Since the opening of the second exhibition at ART Fabrik, I had very positive feedback on my cards and also saw reactions from people seeing my animals for the first time. I took note and decided to iterate on the one that sold the fastest, since I hadn’t really done that ever since first drawing…

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