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Maneki Neko Sketch

Maneki Neko Sketch

Sitting in the shade with my Art Journal and a high glass of iced coffee. Dipping my paintbrush in water and painting with a mostly unused colour (ochre) in my paint box of watercolours. Swirling it around, making pools of water. Related PostsArt Journal Idea: Create Journaling blocks Practice how to draw in your Art […]

Creative guys that paint & write

Creative guys that paint & write

Before I became an intensely creative person I was intensely obsessed with something else: books! I was a reading girl and books was my passion! As I’m not creating any new notebooks, softies or sweaters right now I’m finding my way back to the books. Novels – I’ve missed you! Recently I listened to a […]

Widen your horizon with new words

Widen your horizon with new words

I love new words because often they reveal something that you are not aware of. The knowledge of a new word will widen you horizon and give you a better understanding of the world. Maybe you’ll notice something that you haven’t noticed as clearly before. Or it might be a concept that you know about […]

The Wabi-sabi people

The Wabi-sabi people

I just read the description of what the Japanese words wabi sabi means, and it sounds like a description of what I call beauty in the world… Wabi-sabi (侘寂) represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience. […] The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is […]