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When the one-line doodles become the finished project: interlaced birds

When the one-line doodles become the finished project: interlaced birds

This week’s project comes with a reminder to myself that simplicity is fine. Even though my intention this year is to create more elaborate images, it doesn’t mean I have to transform simple ideas into complicated projects just for the sake of creating something “elaborate”….

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A cat pattern inspired by a one-line doodle

A cat pattern inspired by a one-line doodle

This week’s project was inspired by the 1st exercise of a year-long class I’m taking, the Year of the Spark, with Carla Sonheim. One warm-up exercise consisted of quick one-liners, that is, drawings you make without lifting your pen from the paper until you’re finished, which gives the…

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The sad companions: and now, let’s move on

The sad companions: and now, let’s move on

I started working on various images for this week’s project, but nothing felt right, until I asked myself what I really wanted to say. The answer was suddenly obvious: I just wanted to say it was still hard to shake the sadness off after last…

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How I tried to modernize boring drawings of San Francisco houses

How I tried to modernize boring drawings of San Francisco houses

Is it Thursday already? That was fast! So, about my new 2015 project: every Thursday, I’ll post here an illustration, a pattern, or something graphic design-y (I’ve been using the invented word “graphillu” in my personal files for years to encompass all those categories). Unlike my…

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A finished project, and the beginning of a new one. Happy 2015!

A finished project, and the beginning of a new one. Happy 2015!

Remember that project I mentioned, about posting 365 drawings in 2014? It’s done. IT’S DONE! I posted 365 drawings. Me. I still can’t believe it. More on this finished project and my brand new (weekly) 2015 project soon, but first, let’s share my first image of the…

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The Princess and The Broccoli

The Princess and The Broccoli

I’m enrolled in “Year of the Fairy Tale”, a year-long online drawing class taught by Carla Sonheim. The third fairy tale we worked on was The Princess and the Pea, and one of the optional assignments was to illustrate an alternative version of the story….

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Meanwhile, on my other blog where I post every day…

Meanwhile, on my other blog where I post every day…

So, there’s this teeny tiny little thing I’ve casually mentioned many times on Twitter, lately, but still haven’t mentioned here: technically, I’ve been blogging a lot since the beginning of 2014. And when I say a lot, I mean every single day since January 1st, which…

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