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Packaging Illustration and Design for Souvenir Chocolate Box in Japan

Chocolate is the perfect gift! For the chocolate box shown here, I illustrated and designed the packaging, complete with Cecilie O. branding. Visit Enoshima Island just outside ...

Finding Comfort with Watercolor and Hand Lettering

Watercolor with hand lettering can bring comforts when you need to just relax and get out of your head. Watching colors swirls in a pool of water on your page is soothing. As ...

‚ÄčIlluminated Lettering: Letter B with Watercolor and Gold Paint

Medieval illuminated manuscripts abound in beautiful versions of letter B that can be copied and recreated. But wouldn’t it be fun to draw your own version of an ...

Illuminated Lettering: Creative Drawing of Letter A with Watercolor Flowers

In this tutorial, I have drawn letter A, the start of a creative adventure with an illuminated lettering alphabet, where I combine interesting letter shapes with flowers, birds ...

Easy Watercolor: How to Select Paper for Amazing Effects

If you are new to watercolor, you are probably wondering what kind of paper you should use. After all, you want to get some amazing effects without too much work. The answer is ...

How to Draw and Watercolor Realistic Mushrooms

Drawing simple shapes is a great way to get your drawing skills rolling. The cheerful-looking, red Fly Agaric mushroom is easy to draw, with its circular “hat” and ...

Time Lapse Art Video: Watercolor Swan with Creative Hand Lettering

Recording my first watercolor videos, I was starting from zero. How to position the camera? What kind of light do I need? Where should I sit so that my head is not bobbing into ...

Coloring with Watercolor in Adult Coloring Wall Calendar

Take some time to relax, and wind down with coloring! Turn on your favorite podcast and let your hand do the rest. It’s easy to enter a creative flow when your thoughts ...

Relax with Coloring Pages: 2019 Coloring Calendar

Coloring is great for relaxation and creative fun. My best selling coloring calendar 2017 that sold 11.000 copies in Norway, is now available as a German 2019 calendar on Amazon.< ...

‚ÄčEasy Things to Draw & Paint with Watercolor : Maple Leaf Tutorial

Are you looking for easy drawing and painting projects to jump-start your creativity? Finding interesting, but simple things to draw and paint is easier said than done- I know ...

Coloring Calendar Published in Norway

I have discovered a new line of illustration work that I enjoy immensely- coloring for adults!

Last year Norwegian publisher Cappelen Damm asked me to illustrate a ...