Kategoriarkiv: Kulturhistoria

The oldest found ”comic book”?

The oldest found ”comic book”?

The blog Illustration art got my attention today, with a picture of what might be the oldest known piece of drawn ”comic art” (and a fun twist about the super hero Hecules stopping a dumpster in todays comic art…). That is always nice to see for an illustrator like me with interest in history, art… Läs mer…

Dalahorse / Dalahäst

Dalahorse / Dalahäst

I love the stage when you are starting a new big project, googling for inspiration and reference material. That is one of the benefits of being an illustrator, you learn so much about everything. In Sweden there has been a big hype these last years for a craft painting style called ”kurbits”. And I must… 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…

Brown food from the 70s

This new years eve we were having a party. And our first thought was to have a laugh and serve food from the 70s as a theme. The food in Sweden changed during the 70s and became more open to the world, more experimentive and ”fun”. We thought… Then we start searching for recipes and… Läs mer…