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Yay For Valentine’s Day!

It is really important to remind your friends that you are thinking of them. What better way than with a hand-made Valentine’s card? Follow my quick and easy steps and you’ll have your Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Card production up and going in minutes!

Sweet and Tempting Template Art

In this how-to you can try my template technique with gouache. All you need is some thin cardboard, 1-2 bristle brushes or a kitchen sponge, cut up, and some gouache or cheap acrylics, a sketchbook, a knife and an idea.

Goodbye 2020

2020 was supposed to be a year of hope and vision. But even with 20/20 vision most couldn’t see this coming. But there were some good things this year, too. Join me to find them and why we have cause for hope in 2021.

How Kaia’s Internship got Heilbronn wimmelt teeming on Instagram

Auf Wiedesehen, Kaia! She has been the most superb intern! Read about her experiences and give her a little love for her excellent work on Instagram in the comments.

Kick off the Year with Urban Sketching

Did you ever love drawing anything, ever, at all?
Don’t think, just answer. Why did you stop drawing? And if you’ve never sketched from life, what has stopped you from starting?
Get ready. This year is your year to embark on the Kreativtour.

My Kreativtour – Saving the Best for Last – Part I

My Top Three Kreativtours of 2019. As the days count down to the new 2020, I want to share a look back at those stars that shine most brightly. Two aspects of my Kreativtour concern my illustration business directly

My Kreativtour – Saving the Best for Last – Part II

My Top Three Highlights of my Kreativtour Nr. 1. Note: This is a very personal story. So if you are looking for my business stories, please jump back to the blog overview or to my other two highlights of 2019

Top 10 Greatest Presents for your Kreativcommunity
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When you are in Book Heaven, You Never Want to Leave
Book HeavenFrankfurt Book Fair 2019What Happens?Frankfurt IllustratesMeeting up with ColleaguesNorway and Cute NopesBut What About the Books???Books for the Grown-UpsBack to Earth*Affiliate + Advertising LinksBook Heaven I was in Book Heaven Sigh, it was heaven. Anyone who gets excited when they smell the paper and the ink of a new book will understand. Entering those…
A Sneak Peak of my new Kamishibai Project!
I am working on a Kamishibai Theater project with Christian Eldagsen, creator of the logotherapeutic game Polimilao. Our Kamishibai projekt is focused on conflict management for children in Kindergarten and Elementary School. Kamishi-whaaaa? The word „kamishibai“ is a compound word; „kami“ means „paper“ and „shibai“ means „theater“ in Japanese, in short, it is  „paper theater“. …