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 in … Continue 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....
I am an eating machine at the moment.
A throwback cartoon from 2015 when i was obviously feeling very similar:
I drew sketches of these cartoons or wrote down little snippets of ideas for them during the first couple of years of our daughter's life, but have only just had the time to ink and paint them (she's nearly 4 now) :
Our first child was the result of an accidental pregnancy 6 months into knowing each other, so the deliberation phase went: ‘OHHHHHHHmygodthisisallgoingfasterthanithoughitwouldbutweloveeachothersoyesletsdothis’. She arrived 3 weeks early and it felt like she wanted to be born, that she had to be part of our lives. She’s a hilarious weirdo with a penchant for stripping and … Continue reading Should we have a second child?