The Empress

Textiles are hard. I almost gave up on this portrait, but luckily after reworking the dress for the 3rd time it finally started making sense. Also, yes, I just spent most of my day fixing a painting I only made it for its own sake. Aren’t holidays amazing?

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Harold

I made a new friend today. His name is Harold, and heโ€™s the most spoiled kid ever even without living in the Queenโ€™s palace ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿ•๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’–๐ŸŒŒ

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Basking in the sun

Drawing on iPad is great, but sometimes you just want to sketch something quickly on a real piece of paper using a real rainbow pencil. I kinda miss the feeling of playing around with tangible objects in the physical world. It’s probably time to think about the next proper oil painting.

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Girl with a hummingbird

It’s been a long while since I painted something, even on a tablet that makes the process multiple times easier. It’s been even longer since I held an actual brush in my hand. The truth is painting is quite time-consuming, especially for an amateur like me, and getting married in a month from now I […]

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The smiling barista

I saw this girl a few weeks ago at a cafรฉ nearby. She had such a cheerful and contagious smile that I just had to sketch it out. Working from the same cafรฉ again today I reminded myself of this girl. She wasn’t there this time, but with a little help of my memory and […]

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Blue-crowned motmot

Who would have thought I’d spend three entire afternoons drawing a bird? Well here I am. I met this one on a morning walk in Costa Rica. He wasn’t scared of me at all, and I couldn’t help but fall in love with his bright colors and magnificent tail. Here’s a tribute to that wonderful […]

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