Tag Archives: Drawings

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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Feast of St Martin’s

Yesterday was the Feast of Saint Martin’s, which in my Dutch sort of hometown means the great tower / church opens its doors to everyone, the organ plays out across the painted ceilings, small children run around and trip over the … Continue reading

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Cats & Dahlias (Catlias)

Cats and dahlias: their capacity for fantastic colours and shapes and patterns makes grey days and moods brighter! I had some of these crazy firework flowers to stay (they’re still stretching and looking around and generally making themselves comfy on the kitchen table) … Continue reading

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Reality check cat knights

 Two scruffy cats with a message. I remember feeling a stab of recognition when I learned about ‘impostor syndrome’ and the huge number of people who have a recurring, discomfiting sensation that at some point people will see through you and realise you … Continue reading

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Seoul style sketchbook

A page from my travel sketchbook from earlier this year: Cute people & styles spotted in Seoul. Most of these were drawn at busy yet laid back student markets packed with trendy people with beautiful hair, tantalising snacks, and stands selling the ultimate … Continue reading

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Swooping birds, glowing flowers

A card I made for my mum’s birthday, in ink and watercolour. She’s always telling me to be spontaneous with drawing and go straight for ink, so I followed her sage advice for her card, which is why some of … Continue reading

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Office visitor

Sometimes visitors come to the office while my colleague is out, so I make a note of it for her. Hope you’re having a great week!

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Jurassic Park revisited

I went to see Jurassic World and had fun – but in good part because I went with my sister and cousin, who kept whispering inappropriate things during the movie and inducing laughing fits. There were some cool ideas and some exciting references to … Continue reading

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Spirit Animal Wisdom

Some spirit animals to shed light on meaning and priorities for you this weekend and in general. If you feel drawn to any of their colours, or if one of them leaves an intimidating impression, it probably means they’ve been … Continue reading

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London snippet

Off to the countryside for a while again! Here is a little London – based illustration, everything green and overgrown and jumbled drainpipes. Wishing you a good week, with interestingly shaped windows and surprise avians. If you like avians. And … Continue reading

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