December 2013

How to avoid the hellish experience called Christmas shopping

This year my boyfriend and I, instead of putting ourselves through the hellish experience called Christmas shopping, thought we'd give our families home made gifts. We decided to make it a collaborative effort. So my better half asked a befriended jazz musician to record a few jazz tunes in our living room, while I drew them, and a few items from our interior, for the cd cover...
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I’m Gonna Destroy That Boy – a mixtape

The making of a great compilation tape, like breaking up, is hard to do and takes ages longer than it might seem. You gotta kick off with a killer, to grab attention. Then you got to take it up a notch, but you don't wanna blow your wad, so then you got to cool it off a notch. There are a lot of rules...
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My “Pub Carpet Craze” in KLM inflight magazine

It's crazy but true, my pub carpet collection got a mention in the December issue of KLM's inflight magazine Holland Herald!! In case you're not flying KLM this month, flip to page 12 and see for yourself! If you haven't already, take a look at all the carpets I've collected so far (about 165!) on Flickr...
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Drawing in front of the telly II

Ever since I read about how one of my favourite living artists Grayson Perry draws in front of the telly, I haven't been able to watch anything without sketching. It has really helped loosing me up (even without beer, though I've done some sipping a cocktail... I recently bought some felt pens, to go Grayson Perry all the way...
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