Category Archives: painting-sketching

Ceramics opening – the pots and dishes!

Still a bit chunky, I need to practice throwing thinner, but here they are, the pots and dishes which are spending the summer at the Quatro Exhibit in Tervuren this summer. I hand-painted the wildlife with a brush using cobalt

Ceramics opening – the pots and dishes!

Still a bit chunky, I need to practice throwing thinner, but here they are, the pots and dishes which are spending the summer at the Quatro Exhibit in Tervuren this summer. I hand-painted the wildlife with a brush using cobalt

Stamped robot T-shirt

This post is a quickie before the wedding bells ring! In 10 days my mad wedding sewothon will end, and this sweatshop-in-the-attic returns to being an atelier. And I can show the wedding collection 2016: bride : the 4 prototypes

Stamped robot T-shirt

This post is a quickie before the wedding bells ring! In 10 days my mad wedding sewothon will end, and this sweatshop-in-the-attic returns to being an atelier. And I can show the wedding collection 2016: bride : the 4 prototypes

Renders of Dan Simmons’s sci-fi world

The books by Dan Simmons are mind blowing (if you enjoy science-fiction that is). The scope of the stories are epic, there’s an array of complex characters, and a meticulous render of future worlds. While reading them, images kept popping up in my mind,

Renders of Dan Simmons’s sci-fi world

The books by Dan Simmons are mind blowing (if you enjoy science-fiction that is). The scope of the stories are epic, there’s an array of complex characters, and a meticulous render of future worlds. While reading them, images kept popping up in my mind,

Art-work dress

Firstly, I’m thrilled (!!!) my ‘Scarlet’ shorts, made it into print in the fab La Maison Victor magazine! Enough boasting, but to celebrate I made the ‘Lora’ dress, by La Maison Victor, a lovely cut, modern yet with a retro touch. I celebrated

Art-work dress

Firstly, I’m thrilled (!!!) my ‘Scarlet’ shorts, made it into print in the fab La Maison Victor magazine! Enough boasting, but to celebrate I made the ‘Lora’ dress, by La Maison Victor, a lovely cut, modern yet with a retro touch. I celebrated

Elegant shorts, using selfpainted fabric

Shorts. Not my favourite, also after 40 a certain age, I feel a bit self-conscious wearing shorts (or mini’s). Enter the elegant shorts: Scarlet from  La Maison Victor May-June 2015. They look so stylish I don’t feel bad showing so much (pale) leg. I painted the

Elegant shorts, using selfpainted fabric

Shorts. Not my favourite, also after 40 a certain age, I feel a bit self-conscious wearing shorts (or mini’s). Enter the elegant shorts: Scarlet from  La Maison Victor May-June 2015. They look so stylish I don’t feel bad showing so much (pale) leg. I painted the

personalized thank you bags -transfer-

Here’s another version of the personalized thank you bag. This time using iron-on transfer. The teacher in question was running the “Nijntje” class (original Dutch name of global Miffy). In honour of the legendary Dick Bruna , I had made

personalized thank you bags -transfer-

Here’s another version of the personalized thank you bag. This time using iron-on transfer. The teacher in question was running the “Nijntje” class (original Dutch name of global Miffy). In honour of the legendary Dick Bruna , I had made

Fantasy oil painting – the Shrike

Inspired by the fantastic Dan Simmons book : Hyperion, it depicts the evil Shrike. It’s not the kind painting I’d hang up in our living room, like my landscape painting (see here) but the product designer in me really enjoyed painting the

Fantasy oil painting – the Shrike

Inspired by the fantastic Dan Simmons book : Hyperion, it depicts the evil Shrike. It’s not the kind painting I’d hang up in our living room, like my landscape painting (see here) but the product designer in me really enjoyed painting the