Category Archives: painting

Fixing things like wings

I had an incredibly sweet commission for a gift for Father’s Day recently: drawings for a story written by Anitia, the mother of these two little girls, featuring her family and a hapless little dino, unable to fly home with … Continue reading

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Stuart the Apple Tree

I had the pleasure of making this illustration for a story by Tracy Wang, creator of the lovely I am the First Bite website, filled with stories for children that are accompanied by delicious looking recipes. You can read the … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast(‘s Library)

The live action Beauty and the Beast film was really enjoyable! It was fun to paint these two reading and glancing too, so I tried making it into a little animated gif : >

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Featuring a few Australian birds

A little while ago I had the pleasure of painting this commission of my cousin and her fiancé, who both studied birds in Australia, commissioned by my other cousin, Marjolein, as a gift. Rosellas are Leonie and Raoul’s particular area of expertise, but … Continue reading

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Canal visitors

This mermaid bookworm + parents and younger sister were drawn quite some time ago, but I still like thinking about them and what their stories could be. I might draw some more if I get the time. (Couldn’t quite decide on … Continue reading

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Gathering light

Tree-dwellers collecting light 🌟   Thank you so much for your lovely comments on my last post, they were really warming to see! 💛 I’ve been slow to draw this week, but these tree dwellers + candle finally climbed onto … Continue reading

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In-East Exhibition

My Messenger Birds over Seoul illustration is also on show elsewhere: there’s a small exhibition of my drawings up in the East Asian departmental hall of the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany! Featured are dozens of sketchbook drawings, paintings, journal comics,and … Continue reading

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