Embarrassing, but Funny Story…

  Today I took a Hebrew test. I am pretty good at the subject and filled out one page after another. Page one - check. Page two - check. Double-checked the answers, handed them in. Since I had extra time, I decided to sketch my Hebrew teacher while I waited. Then, the bell rang, people … Continue reading Embarrassing, but Funny Story…

2017- Recap

I would like to take the opportunity to recap the year, and thank those of you who followed the year with me. Thank you to everyone who supports me, in what ever way. Everyone who comments, likes and shares my work, online or in real life, that really means something to me. So in honor … Continue reading 2017- Recap

Meeting other Artists!

Today I went to a critique group for children's book authors/illustrators in Stuttgart for the first time. I had connected to them via facebook and was excited for the day ahead. I had bought the train ticket, made sure I was at the station early and that I had everything ready. But things don't go … Continue reading Meeting other Artists!

Ready to go!

I got my manuscript ready to send to 10 different publishers by mail and another 3 online.  Each of the envelopes includes a query letter (a formal way to ask them to take a look), a short biography, the manuscript, in some cases a German translation and several copies of the illustrations and sketches. The … Continue reading Ready to go!

Painting “on the Road” and a little Drama

I started work on a small painting of a dutch barn while I was still in Holland. I want to do the same picture in big, so this could be considered the "study version". But for a short time I thought I wouldn't be able to paint at all, hence the drama: I thought I … Continue reading Painting “on the Road” and a little Drama

New Paintings!

For this spring break I challenged myself to complete 5 oil paintings and enter an illustration contest. As far as oil paintings go I finished one and am working on the second picture. The finished one is called "Mountain Town Café" and is about 3'x4' in size. Number two is not titled yet. I ran … Continue reading New Paintings!

Patreon and Fundraising for Refugees!

Hi Everyone! Here is my new Patreon-site! It's a crowdfunding platform where you can support creators and their content. I will use it for my art, but the first $2000 I make will go to the FRRME, because they are an amazing organisation that makes a big difference in Iraq. (Details on the site) So … Continue reading Patreon and Fundraising for Refugees!

Patreon!

Here is my all new  own Patreon-site! Patreon is a crowdfunding-platform where people can support creators of any kind. And when you support creators, you get rewards back! I will use this site for my own support in the future, but first I want to use it to sponsor refugees. So the first $2000 will … Continue reading Patreon!