It had been a long day, between brushing down the cows and keeping the chickens from eating his hat, Nis was looking forward to a good night's sleep. Tired and cranky he climbed the ladder to the attic.
Here is the final piece for the Fastelavn illustration mentioned in the previous blog post here. This illustration is part of a series called 'When I was a Child' that I have been commissioned to do by the Chen Bochui International Children’s Literature Award in China.
Winter was worse that year; longer, darker and colder than usual. They all craved the return of the light and were barely able to resist the descent into madness, as the nights continued to grow ever longer .
(Montague Mouse Teaser) Winter had come as it did every year; draping the woods in a beautiful carpet of snow that induced a quiet, content slumber among the woodland animals.
Halloween is a fantastic, colorful and much beloved holiday in the US, but in Denmark, where I am from, it was not celebrated until recent years. Despite of not growing up with it I really like Halloween, I love the feeling of fall, I love the pumpkins, the colors, the costumes, the funny spooky decor and I love painting Halloween illustrations, though it wasn’t always so
Illustration of a young girl named Ivory Strange having a Halloween Tea Party for her black cat.
Happy Halloween! The Little Mermaid was always one of my favourite H. C. Andersen tales, it's a tragic story but also beautiful story. The Little mermaid plays into feelings most women can relate to, wanting your body to be something else than it is and not being able to appreciate what you already are.
Merry Christmas! (A little early) Here is my Fairy Pin Up illustration for the month of December. I ended up spending much more time on this than originally intended and I think [...]