Printmaking Sunday

Last Sunday I had the pleasure to experiment a little with print in my studio. I waited this long with this blog post, so that I can show you the finished print – and it took this long to dry. It is my first wood-reduction print, and my second trial with wood. To give you […]

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Grounded

Mostly for medical reasons (but also because the kids now are on summer holidays) I have been grounded in the house, and couldn’t fly to any heights in my studio. So mostly, I have been writing (in preparation for the next school term in which I am going to teach German to bilingual 7 and […]

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Scoll Making, Printing, Crochet

A month ago I sent the first copy of 346 to London to the Society of Bookbinders’ Competition. Since then I have not been idle. I am making this an edition of 10. The first two copies come with the model and are printed on handmade Dosabiki Masa Shi paper. Copies 2-10 are printed on […]

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Making, Baking, Writing, No Reading, New Job

The term break has come, and while I enjoy more time with the kids, it also means less time for work, which in turn means writing after they went to bed (and sometimes before they wake up, but they can be hard to beat on that front; current wordcount: 67k). While I am struggling to […]

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A model of a model, a print, and Writing

It has finally started, my 16 week long novel writing course with Deborah Bailey at the Nottingham Writer’s Studio. Yesterday was the first session, and I can feel my mind buzzing. I hope I’ll indeed finish that book of which I have bits in my head since summer 2018 when I got a high fever […]

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