Fenne Kustermans, moleskine sketchbook, Sweden, konstnär, illustrator, www.Fenne.be

Inside my sketchbook

Drawing out loud, doodling and getting ideas quickly onto paper before they disappear (and maybe never return!) This one above is a page with sketches for 'The Happiness Factory' a series in risograph and etching. More on this project here. ...

Fenne Kustermans, art blog, mental mastery practice, staying focused at creative work, www.Fenne.be

Popping sugar brain

I love chocolate. All chocolate, I thought, until one day I took a bite of an easter egg only to discover a horrendous feeling on my tongue, going all the way up to my ears and there is no escape but waiting until it's over. I had no clue what...

The Old + the New, scanning negatives to use as overlays for digital photography, creative photography, www.Fenne.be

The old + the new

All the things I've learned to avoid as a photographer: dusty negatives, scratches, light leaks or grain,...

The Happiness Factory, artwork by Fenne Kustermans. Risography, etching, printmaker Sweden, Society 6 artist. www.Fenne.be

The happiness factory

One concept, one sketch, 3 different end results- this is the process behind the Happiness Factory. While my dogs were quietly sleeping in the sun, the loose sketching, the thinking scribbles, found their way to a details A3 sketch. Normally, I don't put all the details in the sketch but this...

Frozen. Ice photography, nature photography, Sweden, Dalarna, artist Fenne Kustermans. www.Fenne.be

Blue ice

We drove home after a sunny hike, looking for cabins in the woods. As we had finished the last sandwiches and tea, Joeri decided to take a little nap before driving home. After all, the sun was getting tired too and we had a long drive ahead of us. We...

Watchlist February

1. The L-word, generation Q 2. Wallander- Brandvägg (2006) 3. The mind, explained. (Netflix) ...

Reading in February

 Ons creatieve brein, hoe mens en wereld elkaar maken. By Dick Swaab.  Maria Lassnig, Ways of being.(Dutch edition) Pressing matters magazine  Suster en Wiebke ...

Hockeny- Van Gogh: the joy of nature book. www.Fenne.be

Reading in January:

- I know an artist (the inspiring connections between the world's greatest artists) by Susie Hodge, illustrated by Sarah Papworth - Hockney- Van Gogh: the joy of nature by Hans den Hartog Jager. - ...

christmas-DIY-decoration- www.Fenne.be

DIY holiday presents

This year, I decided to make most of the holiday presents myself and these wooden tree decorations were one of the gifts. They are slices of birch wood, painted with acrylics. I tried to add a bit of glow in the dark but that didn't really work out. I also made...

January movies

1. Rocket man. 2. Handsome devil 3. The untold tales of Armistead Maupin 4. The secret life of pets 2 5. The Laundromat 6. Le jeu ...