I'd like to introduce my favorite Estonian illustrator Eiko Ojala. I love his style, it's quite simple but very playful. He's kind of a master at the digital paper cut techniques and also at playing with the shadows.
I was lucky
Found this really cool book, People, by French illustrator Blexbolex. It's really simple- each page is set up by pictures of two different characters that are actually strangely similar. It makes a perfect meditation- I love a book like that!
After spending several days outside, I didn't mind for today's cool and rainy weather. Although, keeping a baby entertained indoors is a much more tricky task than it seems. Going trough all the old and familiar toys and cartoons takes
We had a loooong walk yesterday, the four of us.
Albert giving Oskar a ride:
Wearing: cap by New Era / tanktop by Bobo Choses / shorts by some unknown company / sneakers by Converse
And you can tell Oskar was pleased:
Did you know that infants reflexively prefer to look at high-contrast edges and patterns because objects with patterns having 100% contrast (that is, black-on-white) are the easiest for newborns and young infants to see. Black and white patterns present the
Albert has hijacked my ipad these days. He has a very strict taste of what he wants to watch from the youtube. So there are only a couple of cartoons and songs we are listening daily. Luckily one of his
Sophie is Oskar's first girlfriend. They like to play together quite closely. Sophie was born in1961 and has pretty nice story as well:
In those days, the only animal toys available were farm animal or pet figures
My friend just turned 41, so I decided to make an illustration for her. She's a lovely single mom of two kids and because her beauty she has quite many admirers.
Unfortunately I'm not the best drawer in our family, so
"Hei, Otto" by Ulvi Haagensen- one of the prettiest books for babies I have ever seen, if not the most beautiful one. It's just so elegantly simple and tasteful, containing only nine short sentences and descriptive illustrations. Black and white
I got five liters of blueberries yesterday, so i decided to make a cake. It's so good and fresh - perfect start for a day.
I used digestive cookies on the bottom, creamy goat cheese with raspberry jam in the middle
We're moving in 2 weeks. Into a bigger apartment, for our little-big-baby-toddler Albert needs some more space for his stuff. And some privacy. He is so grown up already. Bittersweet. At least I get to decorate. Here's some inspiration:
The only thing that made Oskar happy this morning was daddy's guitar. It's the Martin & Co classical backpacker guitar.
So I used this as an inspiration, when i was dressing him.
A wearing: tanktop by Marat / leggings by Dadamora.
We took our dog for a walk to the park today. He is a classic dachshund since 1953. Good thing he is made of wood and doesn't mind staying indoors for those long winter months.
wearing: tanktop and shorts by Marat