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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