Casual sketching while it’s raining outside

Yay! I finished the illustrations last night, so now I’ve finally got time for my own stuff again ◠◡◠ I’m celebrating with lit candles and my sketchbook, getting all cozy sitting on my couch. And it’s raining outside. Mmmm… Usually I’m scared to light candles when I’m home alone, (what if I forget lighting them out.) so this is actually the first time that I do it, ever….

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Freelance weekend and a terrorist

I rarely have time for freelance work nowadays, but sometimes I make an exception. It mostly depends on whether the project inspires me, and if I can make it justice. This time I’m working on two illustrations for a short story that will be published Sweden’s largest kids- and teen magazine called Kamratposten. Nowaday’s it’s been shortened down to “KP”. I really enjoy working for…

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Leaving my comfort zone with Boston Terrier sketches

Oh the irony. I was actually considering leaving Instagram a couple of weeks ago. But I’m still there posting! Addicted much? Anyway,  I’ve just started with something fun over there – Felt like i’ve been stuck in my comfort zone lately, drawing the same horses and foxes over and over again, so I asked my followers to tag their pets under the hashtag #noukahdrawspets. Now…

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Ink: My 4 favorite pens for sketching

I really enjoy sketching with ink. I revisited my pens earlier this winter after a long break, and I’ve actually forgotten how much fun I used to have whith them! Inks look so pretty, I love the contrasts and the more you use them, the braver you become. They force you to stay bold and it’s perfect for practicing simplicity. I always try to keep my sketches…

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