This red dressed beauty is my new sketchbook. The lady in the shop completely agreed with me; yes, having a sketchbook that you really enjoy is very important.
And it worked:) I was itching to start using it, and several pages are already filled with sketches for my new book about swearing. While obsessing over my new shiny toy, a lovely customer visited, and wanted to give me a greeting and drawing of me! That’s the cutest thing ever!
This made my day. I’m so happy my work, blog and Instagram feed can be inspiring to people. Definitely going up on my wall:)
AND it was sunny:)
Working with humorous illustrations, I of course obsess over all things Disney and Pixar. The brilliant illustrators and animators working on the films, the concepts artist, animators and engineers behind the attractions in the parks, and the people designing costumes, dressing up and playing the characters in the park.
On April 18th to 20th Comic Con arranges Wonder Con in Anaheim, where a newsletter just brought to my attention that I can rent a table at Artist Alley at the convention for $200. Hmmmmm. I’ve considered attending the convention for years. Disneyland Resort being in the same city has of course nothing to do with it.
Then I started doing the math. About NOK 7000 for the plane ticket alone. About NOK 5000 for renting an AirBnB-room for 10 days. Pocket money. Wonder Con fee. Disneyland ticket.
(Photo by Maike Flick, who helped arrange my last inspiration trip to Utrecht, Holland.)
This is getting to be a dilemma. I have saved money for a research trip, and I haven’t decided where to yet. Continue reading