Happy Birthday, Ilon Wikland!

Ilon Wikland celebrates her 90th birthday today.The Swedish children’s book illustrator is one of my great idols.It’s funny, I always find out that nobody knows the names of children’s book illustrators. And I bet most of you won’t associate anything with her name.If I made you curious, here are her books: Click!

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January

My first sketchbook illustration in the new year. This time the font even succeeded without digital help. I am currently using a sketchbook from Stillman & Birn and I am enthusiastic about the paper quality. It is a very smooth paper without the textured surface that is usually associated with watercolor paper.

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December 24th

Dear readers of my blog,I wish you a Merry Christmas and a good start into the new year 2020!Thank you for all your kind comments and your interest in my art. I will be happy if you will accompany me also the following year. Between Christmas and New Year I will take a break with…

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