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Co-existing with the "other": hummingbirds, doves and twins

Co-existing with the "other": hummingbirds, doves and twins

Some people have dogs, others have cats, I have hummingbirds. Two of them mostly. I give them nectar, they roam free- and I'm happy with that. Sometimes they'll sit on a wire at a certain distance from each other, totally aloof, then one will plunge and less than a second later the other one will charge behind […]

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Portraits of Frida

Portraits of Frida

Over the past few weeks I've been working on my people skills. Drawing people skills that is ;-). Faces mainly - eyes, hair, expressions, whatever makes a person unique.

With Lilla Rogers and her class "Drawing Faces" I learned, among other things, to better examine the placement and proportions of features by studying photos of current celebrities. And wanting to explore this further I decided to research the life and work of inspirational artists, starting with the fascinating Frida. There she is surrounded by cactus and succulent plants in front of her Mexican blue house [...]

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Putting your self on the line and playing a part in your story

Putting your self on the line and playing a part in your story

A few months after starting my new life as an artist I remembered, out of the blue, an old children story about the goat of Mr. Seguin. That goat, tired of eating bland grass and living with a rope around her neck, escapes her little enclosure and goes to the mountain. There she has a […]

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Peggy Olson on roller skates with a tarot twist

Peggy Olson on roller skates with a tarot twist

Now that the Global Talent Search dust has settled since the 7 finalists were announced I am rolling on to the next thing in good spirits, happy for what I’ve learned and for having made it this far. Thanks to everyone who voted for my tins, I really appreciate your support!! So what is that next […]

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Brand new fable in progress: it’s a goat! Right in time for the Chinese New Year

Brand new fable in progress: it’s a goat! Right in time for the Chinese New Year

I didn’t plan this at all, I swear it has nothing to do with the Chinese Year of the Goat..  nevertheless I got inspired to start a brand new fable and turns out it features a goat as the main character. Some people might say there are no coincidences, maybe I’ve just been seeing a lot of […]

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