Category Archives: Art

“Make Room for the Child in Us”: Interview with Illustrator Irina Dobrescu

In our interview, illustrator Irina Dobrescu gives an insight into her creative process, sharing her experiences, challenges and doubts, and talks about why it is important to forget what you have learned from time to time, why acyclic and gouache are the medium she prefers at the moment, and why we should all remain children at heart. Read More

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“I Am Essentially Painting Light Using Colour”: Interview with Painter and Designer Flora Roberts

Flora Roberts’ paints with colour and light and feeling. Her paintings bring you close to nature, their realistic quality storing emotion and excitement to look at and to be enwrapped by. But they also seem to be filled with an imaginative space where the viewer can play in and dream. Read More

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“The Creativity and Curiosity Are Already There in Most of Us”: Interview with Artist and Illustrator Øyvind Torseter

Illustration from the book “Mulegutten” (The Heartless Troll), Øyvind Torseter. Ink drawing, colouring in acrylic paint.     Mulegutten wakes up one day and discovers a mysterious hole in his apartment. It moves and seems to have a mind and … Read More

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An Homage to the Ball Kids at Roland Garros

This year’s Roland Garros official poster is created by Louise Sartor and is an homage to the ball kids. It has a timeless quality to it, embodying not only the beauty of the tennis game – its vibrancy, elegance and concentration – but also Read More

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The Crush Series: Interview with Ian Worboys

Monkey Crush, by Ian Worboys, with illustrations by Silke Diehl   Ian Worboys didn’t grow up with the idea of becoming a writer of children’s books. But he discovered early on that rhyming poetry helped him overcome dislexya. And as … Read More

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