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...

#MarchMeetTheMaker the unlimited where.

MMTM, aka the no-secrets-month! It's been one week into the #MarchMeetTheMaker challenge where every day you get a prompt that will ask you to share something about yourself and/or your work. Since it's mostly focussed on Instagram, you can connect with other makers by following the hashtag (it's a rather new...

Linocut experiments

When I was in Belgium a few months ago, I bought a few different types of lino to experiment with. Since this type was much softer than the one I usually use, it doesn't have to be warm to be cut in a gentle way. It sounded great for cold...

Ceramics workshop | Borlänge

I started something new and exciting! When a friend told me about a course in ceramics, I was sold right away. ok, it's all in Swedish and I have to drive an hour to get there but on the other hand it's great practice for my Swedish and it's a beautiful...

Finishing the ceramics

Do you remember the super cool birthday gift I got? In May we didn't only eat way too much delicious Belgian pie, more importantly we also attended a workshop ceramics in Västerås (Sweden)- which is about an hour drive from where we live. It was a surprise I didn't know of...

"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...

Super coolt birthday gift: a workshop ceramics!

I was teased for a whole week about a surprise for my birthday.  The only hint I got was that it would be in Västerås, a city close by but one that we don't know very well yet. (so tips on Västerås are always welcome) The evening before my birthday I...

From sketch to linocut print

Do you recognize the sketchbook page from a while ago? This quick watercolor image is now transformed into another medium: linocut. At the time of sketching I wasn't sure what it would become, but that doesn't really matter. Although watercolor isn't the easiest to translate into printmaking, it leaves you with...

The Rooftop

  The rooftop is a zine and a letter about love and freedom. Thinking out loud in color and shapes. Searching and wandering rather than looking for a final conclusion. It tells the story of fear, of taking the leap but also of flying free. pages: 20 paper: Simili Japon print & details in...