Does the shoe fit?
Does the shoe fit?
The only legend I could think of was that of a unicorn. Also there is the saying, that if you can be a unicorn, be a unicorn.
I wanted to draw another dragon. This one went to take a nap in the forest. After a long slumber he woke up only to discover that he was surrounded by forest flora and fauna.
Almost like a phoenix rising out of the ashes…
My nickname is dragon.
I really was looking forward to Inktober this year, after I had so much fun last year! Check it out here.
I got my ink and sketchbook already ready a week ago. After a quiet month of not drawing a lot I was looking forward to get into it again. And I really missed using ink. Of course I already managed to get ink all over my hands. Wouldn´t be inktober without that! So let´s have fun with this!
I’m going to follow the official Inktober prompt list again. Maybe in combination with a little fox. Lets see what happens.
Lazy Saturday morning. Trying to get up to do some yoga… I found this drawing that I did back in May when I was still in Athens and enjoying the sun. I really miss Greece….
Inspiration was the two cats they have at the pole studio, where I went for aerial hoop training in Athens. Whenever you put the mat down on the ground to stretch, one of the cats would come and lie down on it and claim the space or sharpen its nails on the mat. It was actually a lot of fun to have them around as entertainment.
Finished later than planned but eventually did it. My 31 prompts for World Watercolour Month of 2019. In addition to following the prompt list I also tried to incorporate a traveller theme.
I had a lot of fun with this one. I feel that I got a lot faster at sketching, and proportions and people come easier to me now after a month (and a half) of almost consistent daily drawing. I will definitely keep going. Time to look for another challenge… Any suggestions?
Which one is your favourite?
I think mine are the pooping monkeys (#22) and me relaxing in the hammock (#16).
Almost there, almost a month late! Too many things & lovely visitors happened in between to keep up the daily routine. Oh well… It’s almost weekend again.
Not sure I´ll be partying like one of those wild things… The inspiration for this prompt was spring break… I witnessed it once last year in Mexico by accident, and hope I will never again!
Treats! I thought I try something different. I decided I need to start experimenting more! I love how the girl on the right turned out. Not what she expected…
Flower-vase-hair. Inspiration was a post about ridiculous Instagram trends. This was apparently a thing at some point?
Anyway, flowers are blossoming. Here in Iceland the last lupins are still in bloom.
Shiny things. First thing that came to mind was the incredible 3000 year old jewellery I saw at the Archeological Museum in Athens. Go and check it out if you are visiting the city. Definitely worth it.
There are plenty of souvenir and jewellery shops in the centre of Athens. I have to admit I was attracted by the shiny things a lot. By accident I discovered in a side street off the tourist path (I usually go the opposite direction from all the tourists) a small family run handmade jewellery shop called Zaras. Fell in love with their earring designs and became quite a good customer during my stay.
Don´t ask me how I got the idea for this prompt – loose and free…
And no, I don´t go running naked.
Prompt for day 4 – Family fun. So as you might have guessed by know, I decided to stick to the theme of travellers. There are so many weird and funny and also plain stupid tourist and travellers out there. It´s an endless source of inspiration! I have also been working in tourism for the last couple of years, and every time you think you have seen it all.. oh boy, it hits you!
I remember going on family holiday. The drama that would always occur somewhere along the way… the chaos of packing, the struggle of getting everyone into the car, siblings fighting in the back seat, sustained yelling, repeated “are we there yet?” chants, and other kind of entertaining incidents that occurred along the long road to the holiday destination. Who has had similar experiences?
Day 2 of World Watercolour month. Bit late in posting and still catching up as I was travelling. In fact I just got back to Iceland… with mixed feelings. It is sunny here but the hot summer days I have left behind in Greece for sure.
On hot and sunny days in Athens you can spot a lot of Asian tourists, covered up head to toe, hiding from the sun. Some were even caring sun umbrellas to be extra safe.
I decided to participate again in World Watercolor Month in July.
I had a lot of fun last year doing my Aerial Acrobatics series. I am not quite sure about the theme for this year – it might be travel – in addition to following the prompt list of this year.
Prompt for day 1 – Primary palette. I am off to town to buy better paper as this one turned out to be quite shitty.
Ermou Street is the main shopping street in the centre of Athens. I went there only a couple of times as I did not really enjoy the street nor the shopping there. Always thought it was too exhausting.
Too crowded with too many people, tourists and locals, and mainly the same high street shops as anywhere else. But you can also spot the occasional street dog without a care in the world for it all.