Tetra pack printing, printing at home, re-using, lockdown, art blog, www.Fenne.be

Tetra pack printing

It's fun, easy, cheaper than printing with plastic or copper and I really like the dirty effect + I won't be able to get new art materials any time soon so I started a new project with Tetra etching just like explained in this video. I do have a small...

Reading in April

1. Spinfluence. 2. The printmaking ideas book, Frances Stanfield and Lucy McGeown 3. Chomsky: Ventilator Shortage Exposes the Cruelty of Neoliberal Capitalism 4....

Corona quarantine, week 1

It's been a week since my home country, Belgium, went in lockdown. Highways are empty, schools and bars closed and people collected toilet paper for 25 years of loose motions (must be from all the canned beans). It's also a little over a week since we packed our bags in a...

33artists in 3 acts, Sarah Thornton

Reading in March

- Ons creatieve brein, hoe mens en wereld elkaar maken. By Dick Swaab. (it wasn't finished yet) - Wat is een Kunstenaar/ 33 artists in 3 acts by Sarah Thornton ...

Watchlist March

-Matthias Steiner's emotional weightlifting gold in the 2008 Beijing. -Ludovico Einaudi - "Elegy for the Arctic" - The movies that made us (Home Alone) - Pandemic (Netflix) - Freud (watched 1 episode and not continuing) ...

Belgian artist in Sweden, model drawing at Tekentuig in Antwerp, www.Fenne.be

Inside my sketchbook- model drawing in Antwerp

Recently I joined an evening of model drawing at DOP platform vzw / Tekentuig - and with all chaos in the world, it feels so long ago, so far away. But I took home the joy of sharing an evening of drawing, meeting some new people and, of course,...

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,...