Fenne Kustermans illustration, making buttons, handmade pins, drawings, printmaking, www.Fenne.be

Magic Machine

  One of the fun things of being a maker is that exciting moment when the final product is ready. When sketches become a real drawing or painting in a frame, a book that is ready to fly out. On these pictures, it's the little drawing or print that suddenly becomes...

Inside my sketchbook

It's been a while since I posted my sketches. Some days I forget, but now it's also been a while since new ones found their way to the good old sketchbook. With the light returning to Sweden since hm...

Inside my sketchbook

We don't meet as often as I would like, the sketchbook and I. The cold winter days are short and dark and I'm struggling to fit everything that I want to do in the few hours of light. And it's too cold to paint or draw outside, especially since I'm...

Inside my sketchbook

  During October, I've been experimenting a bit with ink for Inktober- an inky challenge for one month. Last year it worked out rather well, but this year I was just not into ink. After all the inky frustration, there was only one thing to do: painting in thick,...

Inside my sketchbook

Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation. Henri Cartier-Bresson ...

"You know you can turn your camera, right?"

A while ago someone said to me: "You know you can turn your camera, right?" I hadn't really thought about it, but it is very true that almost all of my photographs are landscape instead of portrait. The two abnormalities in this case are the two giant prints of New York...

In my bag (on the road)

It’s a lovely sunny day, one of the first where I really get a spring feeling- even found the first flower in my garden! (But no pictures as my dog… well she pooped on it, sorry) Although I adore winter and some cold surely doesn’t keep us from traveling, there...