Kategoriarkiv: Inspirerande läsning

Would you like to work as an illustrator?

Would you like to work as an illustrator?

Do you love to draw and would like to know more about the business and how others do to build a career? Or are you already doing smaller commissions, like I do from time to time, but always love to hear how other illustrators and artists live their life? You know, the big names, those who… Läs mer…

Learn how to draw fairytale figures

Learn how to draw fairytale figures

This is a nice and inspiring easy-to-read book if you are a young person, or young at heart, and wants to learn how to draw fairies . In fact it is a short and easy introduction to drawing just about anything. The book explains different drawing materials, technics, how to draw figures, accessories and backgrounds, how… Läs mer…

Måla fåglar, painting birds, Vogel malen

Måla fåglar, painting birds, Vogel malen

Vilken lycka! Jag är ingen fågeltecknare, men jag älskar teckningskonst. När vi var i Hamburg kunde jag därför inte motstå en tjock, fin bok med fåglar tecknade av över 170 olika illustratörer från olika länder. ”Illustration – 100 Wege einen Vogel zu malen” (Hundra sätt att måla en fågel). Trodde jag, och var jätteglad för det… Läs mer…

Flow magazine for paper lovers

Flow magazine for paper lovers

Can you also feel that pure and simple joy when you discover a nice new magazine you never seen before? It´s magic! Last week I was in Stockholm and felt a bit tired and in need of new inspiration. I could´t resist a big magazine shop (but I am on a diet, not allowed to… Läs mer…

The new ”Tiny Pencil” is celebrating pencil illustration

The new ”Tiny Pencil” is celebrating pencil illustration

The site Ape on the moon always have tons of interesting news about illustration and creative people (check it out if you haven´t!). Today they write about a Tiny Pencil, celebrating pencil illustration. It will be all about graphite pencil drawings. Just what I like! Det här ser intressant ut, en ny antologi med enbart blyertsteckningar.… Läs mer…

Paper Cutting Contemporary Artists

Paper Cutting Contemporary Artists

Yeah, happy! Andreas gave me a book I have wanted for a long time. I am so impressed by all paper cutting artists that have come forward during the last years. It is such a basic technique, but they have transformed it to something very tricky and artistic with great skill and a lot of… Läs mer…

Book from Studio Ghibli

Book from Studio Ghibli

It is always nice with a book gift! Andreas came home with this book from Hongkong. A Studio Ghibli book with images from their movies. Reminds me that  I have to watch them all again, long time ago now and they are so fantastic! Läs mer…

Christmas tree decorations

Christmas tree decorations

Yes, I know it´s january, but Christmas is soon here again! In december no one has time to do some nice christmas tree decorations, so why not start now in this boring time of the year? Recently found this old book and just love it. It is both a cultural history about the tree decoration… Läs mer…

David Ellwand and David Downton

David Ellwand and David Downton

Yesterdays news is this book, but still so beautiful and amazing, I just have to show it to you. ”Fairie-ality” by David Ellwand from 2002, with fashion illustrations by David Downton, is a book to slowly inhale. My husband gave it to me 10 years ago, knowing that I am not that interested in fairies,… Läs mer…