At the beginning of the summer I made these postcards for
Scenkonstmuseet. They have a workshop where kids can come and make instruments out of recycled materials and they wanted to
update their instructional postcards. A bit difficult to figure out how to fit everything since some of
them have a lot of text, but it was such a fun job! And I loved drawing again after doing so much paper illustrations lately.
When I first started drawing (back when I first applied to art school) my plan was to work with children-illustration (maybe childrens books) but since graduating I've mostly done illustrations for magazines and in other grow up-contexts (which is also very fun to do) so it was nice to get to do these, hopefully there will be other jobs like this one in the future!
Now I'm taking a break to go out and climb rocks in the woods with Cosmo. Hopefully we will meet another dog who he can play with, that will make his day and then render him unconscious for a couple of hours, so that I can work. If not, I will work anyway, while he runs around the table holding an empty coca cola-bottle, grunting like a pig. Either way, it will be fun/chaotic. (:
I got a dog! He's an Italian truffle-dog, and he will be 13 weeks old this Sunday.
He loves sausage, classical music, rock climbing, peanut butter, digging for treasure, meeting small children, sleeping under a lounger in the garden and running through the ivy underneath the apple tree.
It's almost August and I haven't checked in on the blog for weeks and weeks. What have I been doing? Working with paper stuff (I'll show you when they're published), reading lots of books and chasing around a nine week old puppy (!!!) who is simply too fast to photograph.
I'm building an athletics arena today, or at least parts of one.
The first person is completed,
12 more to go! I always do these sketches out of printing paper first, then I switch them as I go along.
I build every scene in a 50x70 cm cardboard box (I'll show you later in some kind of
"How I work"-post) Today I have my macro lens on so I'd have to
back out of the room to fit the whole thing in the picture. Anyway, a new edition is this net which is mounted on a camera tripod above the box.
Perfect for hanging up birds, clouds or big trees that can't stand on their own.