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Tag Archives: illustration
I just found this image for sale on Condé Nast’s online print shop. I l o v e the work of Maira Kalman, and to me it’s a direct line to New York City, the situation described above even … Continue reading
Illustrations by Izak Zenou, for Susan Miller’s Year Ahead 2018 Wall Calendar . I chose images that somehow spoke to me, telling me a story about a woman you could find in front of the Guggenheim Museum, with an eye for … Continue reading
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Although I am working towards drawing and painting, I came across this image. A bundle of feathers, found on the street. Maybe part of a hat decoration, or key ring. Different animals have contributed to this bouquet. But that’s what it … Continue reading
I am half way my life – considering I feel 88 is the limit, I am orienting the second half already – and I always felt you should never stop learning. Apparently this a a belief at the heart of Japanese culture … Continue reading
Inspiration from shop windows in Milan this week.
The oldest winery was found in Armenia, dating to around 4000 BC. The earliest archeological evidence for a dominant position of wine-making in human culture dates from 8,000 years ago in Georgia. The illustrations are from my mother’s wine atlas, published … Continue reading
you will l o v e the work of Caroline Harper! Art director and set dresser by profession –Turner, the film, being one of her projects- Harper was blown away by the art of map making, and inspired by the work … Continue reading
Que sera sera, what ever will be will be… but (!) if you would like to have a peek, know what the future may hold, you can now order your forecast for 2016 by zodiac sign, carefully written by Astrologyzone’s Susan Miller. … Continue reading