Inktober, founded by Illustrator, Jake Parker, is so far one of the most exciting challenges that I have come across. The drawing challenge which restricts participants only having to use the pen & ink medium requires a lot of discipline and concentration. For 31 days in the month of October, everyone has to draw images... Continue Reading →
It was sheer luck when I stumbled across a small ad in Facebook "Call for Artist" on illustrating Bears posted by Jelena Jordanovic-Lewis sometime around March. Jelena & her partner Mark run a nonprofit online magazine titled, Maeza ( Teach yourself to Art) in Denmark, where they would invite artists & illustrators in contributing illustrations... Continue Reading →
The #the100daychallenge organized by @elleluna from Instagram, started out early this year in March. I told myself what better way to do some daily (or when I can) illustration practices over the next "100" days and have them posted out on Instagram. I set up a theme titled #100lettertypeflorafauna. It was (and still is) not... Continue Reading →
It has been quite an adventurous year for me, even when I have yet to update my blog since Easter (😗 Oops*). Just to give you some ideas of what have happened during this time and how my illustrations have taken me on various paths: Maeza Magazine 30-Day Portfolio Challenge Frankfurt Book Fair 2016... Continue Reading →
I recently had some free time on my hands and decided to practice a bit of oil painting. Working from a photo, the motive I used is a typical Bavarian architecture with trailing ivy geranium in window flower boxes.
We are experiencing chilly autumn weather here in Hamburg and being surrounded with the golden foliages makes it quite enchanting to go for walks in the forest. However, it is certainly not ideal to sit for hours in the cold doing plein air sketching. Something I miss doing over the summer. Here's a piece I... Continue Reading →