Thursday, March 27, 2008

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

nature morte II

Found objects from nature, handmade paper and gilded silver wire (unsure about "gilded" here, please correct me if I'm wrong).
I did the first set of Nature morte in 2006, but then used gold sewing thread. I think the golden wire enhances the fragility and delicacy of the objects. Now I need to frame them in some way...

Monday, March 24, 2008

pet peeves

She did it but she won't admit it.
For Illustration Friday; this weeks topic "pet peeves". I was going to do a new illustration, but this one, that I did a year ago, kept popping up in my mind. She just wouldn't take no for an answer; she had to be in the competition. So here she is.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

workshopping in Göteborg

Leaving Sigtuna with a promise of spring. We haven't had much of a winter this year anyway. I'm off to hold a one-day workshop in bookbinding in Gothenburg.

Staying with good friends on Hisingen. I woke up early Monday morning, discovering a thick layer of snow covering the ground. Great timing, Winter!

I made it in time to the workshop, straining with my heavy luggage containing all the bookbinding material for the workshop.

Glueing and sewing away! 21 students, three binding techniques and a folder, was the result of the day. You can see the School of Design and Crafts at Göteborg university here:

Hello! Goodbye! dear Göteborg...

Friday, March 14, 2008


Off to work!

I taught a course in book illustration at Nyckelviksskolan this past week. I used to be a student here myself, 18 years ago (time flies..!). Wonderful school, beautiful surroundings, great students.

Sunday, March 9, 2008

Big one to be continued

It's coming along. Not quite finished yet, though.

Thursday we went to Uppsala

On the way to Uppsala we pass this magnificent tree. It deserves a better shot, someday I'll have to stop the car and get out.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Big one

I'm trying out a very large format here; 50 by 70 cm... be continued...

Monday, March 3, 2008


Welcome to my very first blog post! I haven't quite got the hang of it yet.
Feeling a bit confused.

This way or that? Is it spring or winter?

Still, it's beautiful.

Grey-green inspiration.