Sunday, December 30, 2007
Saturday, December 29, 2007
Thursday, December 27, 2007
- the creative process, even of simple projects, usually takes me through the whole gamut of emotions.
- I love it when my fingers get stained from working
- long ago I took drawing lessons from a VERY charismatic teacher. It took me 2 years to learn to draw like him (not as well as him, but being young and susceptible, I more or less copied his style) and at least twice as long to learn NOT to draw like him. It was very educational.
- years later, another great artist and teacher, Bjarne Agerbo, was the once who, through the wonderful world of etching, opened my eyes to the way I'm still working today
- artsy medium to bring with me to desert island: my pen and bottle of encre de chine; thick, black, liquid ink. Mmm:)
Thursday, December 20, 2007
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Monday, December 17, 2007
Saturday, December 15, 2007
Monday, December 10, 2007
Sunday, December 9, 2007
The Shawshank Redemption, The Elephant Man, A Room with a View, The Fifth Element, Au Revoir Les Enfants, Lost in Translation, Snatch, Payback, The Matrix, The Usual Suspects, The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover, Blade, You've Got Mail, Sneakers, Memento, Das Leben der Anderen, Une liaison pornographique, Once Upon a Time in America, Once upon a Time in the West, Atlantis, Amélie, Muriels Wedding, Romeo + Juliet, American Beauty and Donnie Darko, allthough I could go on ...
I'm tagging Ninaseven, Marie-Louise Sundqvist, Anja Boretzki, Tascha, and Amy, hoping they'll want to play :)
Saturday, December 8, 2007
Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Sunday, December 2, 2007
Saturday, December 1, 2007
As you can see, 1st of December is a rainy deal here. I love the rain, it calls for cozy indoor activities, sweaters, slow food sizzling on the stove and steaming tea. Uhmn:)
Thursday, November 29, 2007
Saturday, November 24, 2007
Friday, November 23, 2007
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
I love visiting blogs by all kinds of humongeorgsly (not a word, C) creative people from all over the world. I love the positive attitude I find, love beeing inspired on an everyday basis. So cool.
I just recently came across "swapping" on some blogs. Gotta learn s'more about that. It seems like such a cool idea, allthough I don't know how it works. Can anybody tell me a little of what, how, hoo?
On my little evening stroll tonight I came by (I'm in a stitching mood); Floresita and Felling Stitchy. Ummmnn:)))
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Sunday, November 18, 2007
... by Cally, and I will follow the rules:
1. Link to your tagger and post these rules on your blog.
2. Share 5 facts about yourself on your blog, some random, some weird.
3. Tag 5 people at the end of your post by leaving their names as well
as links to their blogs.
4. Let them know they are tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.
#1: I've never been tagged before, so I actually had to sit down with paper and pencil to brainstorm some random facts, thinking I don't consider myself that weird.
#2: My biggest wish for X-mas (beside world peace and good will t'wards mankind) is a waffle maker.
#3: Last night I dreamt my dad had died from a heart attack, and allthough I knew I was being silly, I had to call him up this morning to hear if he was ok. (He was).
#4: I love Playstation. My favorite game is Tomb Raider, the missions and the riddles rock. I don't work the controller though - my co-player does - I tend to drop the thing in chock every time a shooting enemy shows up ...
#5: I (honestly) believe, that if I REALLY put my mind to it, I would be able to move stuff using only the power of thought. I never tried thought, 'cause I'm kind of scared of my reaction if I should actually succeed. (hmm -- I guess that is a little weird)
Get ready to get tagged: Flora, OttoBlotto, Rachel, Limonete and Marci Senders.
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
So I enjoy experimenting, using an element I can't control. In this case, liquid ink. Goes where it wants to. The "stamp" is a sprig I broke off a bush on my way home. The result is of lesser importance, now I feel I can breathe again:)
(I must have felt it strongly -- I didn't intend this visualisation -- but I cut off my thoughts on this one above. *Haha*, the subconscience works in powerful ways. And I'm a goat:)
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Visited creator of beautiful pottery (I love her spoons:) Marie-Louise Sundqvist, savoured Lotta Jansdotter, and feasted my eyes on Raquel Marin (via Karins Style Blog). Adam Rex says don't worry - be ..., and Lindsay has some beautiful little women.
A few IF:Scale-goodies: Flora, Eine-der-guten, NinaSeven, Ruyman Gilbert. Enjoy:)
Monday, November 12, 2007
Last night I finished the Capecho. A, all in all, wonderful knitting experience, in two fases though - before and after The Post on Kate's Knitlit blog. Body done, collar waiting to be made, I was, well ... not that happy with my result so far. It didn't quite match the one on the photograph. So the yarn returned to the basked, new projects were commerced, until I met Kate's blog.
Which makes me want to skip right to the credit lines -- (d'you hear the music? Now? All right -- GO!) -- I'd like to thank Norah Gaughan -- thank you, Norah, for designing an amazingly beautiful piece. Knitting this was a pleasure. And to Vogue Knitting Magazine, for bringing it in their Winter 06-mag. But last, and most importantly, Thank you, Kate, and all your blog readers and writers(roar of applaus) for informing me, through that long debat of yours about this particular piece of handycraft, that there was no way in ... this wonderful piece of knitwear could ever look like the one in the picture in that Vogue Knitting Mag, unless you forced the thing together with clips on the back. Thank you thank you thank you.
So this here (picture above) is a somewhat altered version of Norah's Capecho. I like it. It's warm, it's soft, and it is finished!
On to the next ...
Saturday, November 10, 2007
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
Sunday, November 4, 2007
Here are a few go-sees. Enjoy --
Liz Ramos, Kelly Medina, Livia Coloji, Re:makeables' hand made books. Very beautiful. Heather Sloane, who also did this little film on how to make a cat hover :-)) Hilarious.
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Sunday, October 28, 2007
Camilla Engman had a link to a TEDtalk with Maira Kalman. What a beautiful style she has. Her work made me think of David Shrigley. He cracks me up -- doing off-the-top-of-his-head reflections, in writing and B&W drawings -- so funny. With no relation, Sam here is definately worth visiting, as is photographer Christine Rudolph. Beautiful.