– knit and go –

Time to get some knitting needles out and to make some hats and scarves! I don’t like to say it but I will face it! Summertime will be over soon! So I get out my knitting and weaving tools and make some cozy accesoires for the colder season. Furthermore I make some christmas and brithday…

* how to stay creative *

The past few days I was busy with many ideas and making new concepts. Working on creative projects is very essential to me. So I thought about writing a post about my ideas how to support creativity and how we keep our minds fresh. With this post I want to support everyone who needs creativity…

– start a new painting –

Starting a new painting project is always exciting. What do I want to paint? What colors do I want to use? Canvas or paper? Even when most of the decisions I make before painting, I am still changing ideas during the process. It is uncommon that a painting will not change during the process. You…

– have a view –

So many ideas for my projects. Currently I am very busy working on a few new ideas, so don’t miss to stop by and check out my website. Also, new work will follow soon. Right now I am studying on several ideas for Handlettering. I never tried it out before, and I am still figuring…

: sometimes we have to look up :

looking up This photo was taken during my visit in Greece, back in March this year. It´s fascinating how many colors the heaven has to offer for a great picture. The structures of clouds and even passing birds can make great images. Sometimes we´re searching so much for the perfect picture, that we forget just…

– “young hare” chalk drawing –

Drawing with chalk can be so much fun! This is a study of “young hare” from Albrecht Dürer. Drawing with chalk requires a lot of care. You have to watch out not to smudge accidentally. I prefer drawing on wrapping paper. I like the structure of the paper and the fact that it allows you…

#ink#

The best thing about drawing with ink is: You can’t erase the mistakes. Merken

*flow magazine*

review I used to read Flow in Germany, so when I discovered this magazine in the States I was so happy about it and just needed to buy this one. This is a special issue about sketchbooks. As every single magazine from Flow, it is simply well designed. The illustrations are really good, I do…

+blanket project+

Keep calm and carry on! When I moved this year to the states I wanted to try out a lot of new things. I always had  various ideas of knitting and weaving projects. Finally, in a store I found a hexagon weaving loom. I never heard about it before, I guess we really don´t have…

* start the day with a sketch *

Yesterday I started my day with a few sketches. I like to go through art books and to rediscover the old masters. This is a sketch study of Albrecht Dürer’s ” Ritter, Tod und Teufel ” (1513). What better way to spend your Sundays ( also every other day, too 🙂 ) ?