Saturday, February 16, 2008
I´ve had a drawing hiatus for a week, the flu has been taking the best of me and holding a pen felt like an unthinkable thing to do.
Today was the day when the drawing urge returned, finally, and I grabbed my technical pens and some coloured pencils and drew the tulips on the kitchen table. Tulips in February is a tradition in our household, as I guess it is in many others too. It feels like the perfect way to celebrate that light is returning more and more every day, and that spring doesn´t feel so far away even though we´re in the middle of one of the coldest months of the year. (Well, except for this particular year, we have the warmest winter in 250 years in Sweden right now. But usually February is frightfully cold.)
Note to self: get a better tulip vase! They look cramped in this one when they are new, they deserve better...
12,5 x 17,5 cm, Faber-Castell technical pens and coloured pencils on Moleskine sketchbook page.
Upplagd av Nina Johansson kl. 22:39