The five year old was on form this morning..
At the moment I have no idea how long I have before one of us gets sick, someone in our bubble gets sick and we have to quarantine, or Belgium goes into full on lockdown mode again and we have no more help with childcare.
My new year’s resolution was to draw a sketch a day in my diary of something that had happened during that day. During lockdown it was one of the few things that helped to keep me sane, and it’s been a really nice way of recording our second daughters progress.
So… everything has changed since my last post in February. I find it hard to concentrate on TV shows or movies now because everything they are doing has this extra layer of unreality to it. Having your extended family round for a holiday meal? ARE YOU INSANE??? Going out to a restaurant WHAT IS THISContinue reading “Lockdown working from home”
As part of my cartoon course I’ve been experimenting with using ink and a paint brush instead of the usual pen and ink +watercolours. The colours are super vivid which I really like and I have to be a bit looser with my style because I have less control of the paint brush.
There are some friends who I just don’t know how we are going to keep seeing because our children just wind each other up.
It was father’s day in Belgium yesterday so I drew this for my husband based on a rainy walk through the forest we’d had with our daughter a couple of weeks ago:
We still only really have videos of my daughter saying ‘Look!!’ or ‘Want to see it!’ and it terrifies me how bad I have become at picturing things in my minds eye. I feel like it’s something ten years ago I could do really well, and feel like whoever I was thinking about was inContinue reading “Cartoons from when she was little”
I’ve recently been through all my old ‘Diary of Housewife’ cartoons and re-scanned and edited them so they look better on screen. You can see them all in my cartoon gallery here. I’ve also been drawing a few more cartoons for the same series based on my experiences of my second pregnancy….