It’s earned its place in the living room.
Such a long time ago!
Because I’m still really proud of it, and still traumatised.
I remember I painted this watercolour a while ago, taken by the urge to paint clouds. I remember that the cactuses turned out to be quite flat and the clouds decent, and I remember me thinking – did I have to add those childish… Continue Reading “Respite”
A spring drawing
I found this watercolour that I made about ten years ago, in Rome. It’s quite small and peaceful, don’t you think?
Many, many years ago I was given a wonderful, gorgeous and incredibly interesting book: Island Africa. The author, Jonathan Kingdon, was an expert on African fauna and an accomplished illustrator. From one of his paintings, represented in the book, I took the genet that… Continue Reading “Genet”
This is the first watercolour I was ever proud of. Yes, it’s a bit lopsided, but I still love it.
Sometimes everything seems to go wrong. And then the cupcakes you make for Valentine’s day come out right. And you make the yummiest duck breast-pear-pine nut salad. And you paint the otter you’ve been wanting to paint for as long as you can remember.… Continue Reading “Little pockets of happiness”