blog

my principles #2 – live extroverted

Watercolour portrait of a girl with blue hair

Oh, that again… What is this all about?! You are an introvert and sick of someone telling you to “come out more”? Wait, before you leave, this principle is short but misleading without an explanation. I would describe myself as an introverted person, too, and would not feel comfortable if I change that. And I do not want to advise you to change. Nevertheless, I want to talk about experiments out of my comfort zone. Trying something new is very constructive and tells me more about myself than moving around inside my comfort zone. What experiments work best for you is for you to decide. They do not need to be radical. I would like to give you an idea for a very mild one.

Read More »

my principles #1 – I am a designer

Watercolour of a cave at sunset

Who are you / What do you want to be? What do you do / What do you want to do? What do you have / What do you want to have? Did you ever ask yourself these basic questions? They are important. They define you. You should be able to answer them on the spot. For most people, they are neither asked nor answered properly. Nowadays, people seem to only deal with the question of what they want to have and answer that question with what they are willing to do to get it.

Read More »

my way back into productivity

Watercolour of a basil leaf

I started out my first weeks in 2020 super motivated and now I have the feeling my energy dwindles. February, already a rollercoaster? It feels like that but it is so untrue because I am on track! More and less at the same time. I am behind with my illustrations and T-shirt designs but I …

my way back into productivity Read More »

2020 – I am ready

Watercolour of fireworks

In 2019 I had a lot to deal with and most of it was not fun. I do not want to complain about the past but there are some things that did not go the way I wanted them to. I had nothing to hold on to. I need precautions for the future. That is …

2020 – I am ready Read More »

taking challenges

taking a challenge portrait

Short entrance: I took part in my first #drawthisinyourstyle challenge. 🙂 What I think about it: If you want to improve but miss the essential drive to do it on your own, taking a challenge can help. Accepting a challenge is motivating and doing it within a community or social media gives you a powerful …

taking challenges Read More »