Category: Illustration

Folktale Week

A collection of folktale-inspired illustrations for the drawing challenge that took part between the 23. and 29. of November 2020.

Day 1: Birth

Day 1 was inspired by the Russian fairytale ‘The Snow Maiden’.

Day 2: Ritual

Day 2 of the challenge was inspired by the Bulgarian Kukeri.

Day 4: Solstice

And the third illustration I did was inspired by nordic folktales in general and the day of the winter solstice.

I chose to draw colourful frames around every illustration – that were inspired by old Russian art.

I had a lot of fun doing the challenge though I only had time to fit in three illustrations before the folktale week started and then I hurt my right wrist so I couldn’t draw anymore (still can’t). Maybe after it heals I will continue with the other prompts and finish folktale week because I had already searched for so many more cool themes to draw!

Moontober Weekends (Inktober 2020)

Here are my (only) seven illustrations for the #moontoberweekends inktober (one month of art prompts, but for this challenge only weekend prompts & I went ahead and merged some of them, because I didn’t have time to do all of them). The prompts were all created by the lovely @moonchildillustrations!

1.10: Apple
3. & 4.10: Old Lantern & Autumnal Outfit
10. & 11.10: Frog & Moon and Stars
17.10: Autumnal Food and Drink
18.10: Mushroom
24. & 25.10: Animal of Choice & Pumpkin
31.10: Happy Halloween

Autumn Week

I decided to participate in an illustration challenge filled with seven prompts. It took place on the 21st to 27th of September and you can find all the beautiful art with the hashtag #helloautumnweek or #helloautumnweek2020 on Instagram 🙂 I had a lot of fun drawing all these cosy things & coming up with new ideas for each prompt. Which one of them do you like best?

Day 1: Apple Orchard
Day 2: Falling Leaves
Day 3: Pumpkin Carving
Day 4: Autumn Picnic
Day 5: Cosy Night In
Day 6: Forest Walks
Day 7: Autumn Self Portrait

A year of postcards

I can’t believe it – but it has been a year since I launched my patreon – and a year since I’ve been sending out monthly postcards. Looking back I can see a lot of growth in my illustrations and the themes that I’m illustrating. I also draw a lot more detailed backgrounds, which I have been dreading a year ago. And it’s always so much fun to work on the postcards, because I can let my imagination run wild and draw what I want for a change.

Here’s to another year!

There’s going to be a big shop update soon, where I will add all the old postcard club postcards to my online shop, so stay tuned!

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Castle Rocks Map – Commission

A map commission I made for a lovely customer last week. He wanted me to draw him a map for Castle Rocks (where some of Stephen King’s books take place). I had a lot of fun drawing it & if you know someone who’d like a custom made map – write me an email PuTTY , I’d love to draw one for you.

Here’s how the commission process would look like:

Tarot Cards 15-26

All the recent tarot cards I illustrated for my inktober challenge. I will be glad once this month is over, stressed out but still glad.

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Tarot Cards (8-15)

Here I collected the tarot cards 8 to 15, all from my inktober challenge.

The Hanged Man: Peace through self-discipline PuTTY Quick launch , freedom from distraction

Death: cycle of creation, destruction & renewal

The Devil: temptation, attachment puttygen , control

The Star: hope, healing

The Moon: subtlety Buy Lucipro Cipro , mystery, instinct

The Hierophant: tradition, spiritual authority, deception

The Sun: clarity, simplicity, new life

The Tower: a revelation, drastic shift in perspective

Tarot Cards – Inktober

Here are the first seven tarot cards that I’m making for inktober. The theme I chose is: Weird & Wonderful. The cards are all about strange people and lovely creatures which may seem scary at first but really aren’t that much different from you and I.

Here’s the list for all the cards:

The Fool: Freedom, Fearlessness

The Magician: Skill, Transformation

The High Priestess: Juggling, Multitasking

The Empress: Fertility, Responsibility to nature

The Lovers: Love PuTTY , Beauty, Union

The Chariot: A Triumph, A Breakthrough, An inventive solution

The Hermit: Sacrifice without regret, Self-care