Weeds, Luganda, Coconut Galaxy
My fish sculptures, now installed by the front door

Weeds, Luganda, Coconut Galaxy

School started today. You might think that I had vacation time before that. And technically, that is true. However, I was at home for the past 2 weeks, and there was a lot going on. And all this stuff comes together in a story about weeds, Luganda, and "Coconut Galaxy":…

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Drawings!

I am currently at a 2-week internship. But that doesn't mean I can't bring a sketchbook along part of the time. In particular, I was able to draw some new friends at a grill party event. They were from Ethiopia and Iran. Also, a few days before, I went to…

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Clean up with a Big Fish!

I will be doing an internship in Seattle, starting in February 2020. As part of the prep, I want to declutter and get my dorm room ready to rent out. But as an artist, I hate to throw material away. The solution: Make as many projects as possible between now…

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Progress on the Illustrations!
7- Abraham

Progress on the Illustrations!

My commission is coming along. I fixed some issues with the first illustrations and added new ones. The illustrations are like title cards for groups of chapters. This completes the cycle for the book of Genesis (The first book of the Bible). 1- Creation2- Paradise and Fall of Man3- Family…

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Open-Mic Night!

On Thursday evening, we had our 2. Open-Mic night at our school. It was a time where people could just "step up to the mic" and share their creativity. It was funny, thoughtful, diverse, and just great! Creativity is one thing, but sharing it with each other is even cooler:…

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Recycling Art Bag!
front side with pouch

Recycling Art Bag!

For the past few weeks, you could find a large quantity of plastic trash on the floor of my room. And it was not because I had been eating too much candy, it was because of an art project: I decided to do a bit of recycling and turn plastic…

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SCBWI-Conference!

On Friday morning at 8.30, I got on a bus in Heidelberg, bound towards Zürich. I spent the weekend at a conference for children's book authors and illustrators, the SCBWI Europolitan. SCBWI is the "Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators" and offers connection and opportunities to grow in your…

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The Beginning fo Progress!
The Israelites at Mount Sinai

The Beginning fo Progress!

Adam and EveThe call of MosesThe Israelites at Mount Sinai When you have a large commission, it can become overwhelming to think about. But now, about 14h in, I can start to see some progress. A long way to go, but an encouraging place to be!

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Concept Art for a Commission!

I got a big commission for an illustration project. I have until September to finish it: The commission is to create (lots of!) illustrations for an educational website. They should be simple, fun, and able to show different characters in a standard style. I have done some concept art on…

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