Archives

Welcome to the archives. Here are all the past blog posts for you to browse through.

How to keep a nature sketchbook – new class

I just published a new class on Skillshare about sketching in nature, and learning to observe and draw. In the class, we’re going to start a nature sketchbook, or nature journal. If you love art and nature and would love to connect the two, then a nature sketchbook is...

Starting new habits

In the last few weeks, I’ve thought a lot about habits. I used to write a lot for this blog, but in the last year it didn’t really find a place in my schedule. I made a book, moved, learned a lot about illustration, started to publish new creative classes online...

My Etsy shop is open – art prints and more!

I’m happy to announce that I’ve you can now get my art prints for your home from my Etsy shop! In my shop you will find a variety of my work as fine art prints and soon (I'm still working on that behind the scenes) different other paper goods like postcards, wall art...

A fresh start

Just like with a piece of blank paper, I’ve recently decided that I want a fresh start with my blog. In the past few years I’ve shared countless posts about calligraphy and lettering, compiled resources and taught several online courses. It has been a wonderful...

Giveaway time!

I’m so happy that a lot of students have already joined my class on food illustration: Food Illustration: Combine lettering and illustration with your favorite sweet recipe! Today I’m doing a giveaway for everyone who has joined and left a review! For chance of...

Painting a vase with flowers in gouache

I’ve had some busy weeks, but I’ve been wanting to make new videos. Here’s a short speed painting video where I show how to paint simple flowers in a vase using Gouache paint. It’s a lot of fun combining shapes and colors this way. Hope you enjoy the video! Click here...

New Skillshare class about food illustration out now!

I’m excited to announce that I have just released a new online course! This time you can watch over my shoulder and learn all about food illustration from me. The class is available on Skillshare now! Learn how I create a fresh and inviting food illustration with...

How to draw with a dip nib – tips & techniques | Painting in gouache

This week I have a video about drawing with the dip nib. Because you actually can not only do your lettering with these little steel nibs, they're also really great for drawing and my favorite tools. Bonus video: a speed painting of food in gouache just because it's...

They Draw And Travel: East Asia Book Cover

I’m very excited to say I got the chance to work with They Draw & Travel. I’ve been regularly illustrating maps for their site and for their latest book of illustrated maps, and I was asked to illustrate the cover too: They Draw And Travel: East Asia. The book is...