Sunday, December 30, 2012

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Short-haired side-cut

Heyho people!
And here is the proof that side cuts with short hair can look good! :D
I hope you like it too!
xoxo Alex

Friday, December 28, 2012

"Downton Abbey" inspired outfit

Hey everyone!
Hope you'Re all doing good! :D
The next few days are going to be really busy for me cuz I have a friend over from Croatia(yaaaaaay!) and we are going to do some exploring - I apologize in advance if the posts here are going to be a little shorter than usual!
A friend recommended a series to me recently and I started watching the first few episodes-"Downton Abbey" They have beautiful costumes there and well-the next few designs were inspired by it!
I don't really like the way the forehead turned out so I'm definively going to start using colored pencils for the skin color soon :D
xoxo Alex

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Posh lady :D

Another quick sketch from me-it is a posh lady! :D
Sorry for the logo in the bottom left corner by the way but I ran out of drawing paper so now I'm using alternative paper XD
xoxo Alex

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Red aquarelle dress

I'm in love! Im in love, I'm in looooove! These Aquarelle colors are simply utterly perfect-just a few brushstrokes and you ultimately have a perfectly colored space.....It is crazy what difference it makes whether you have good watercolors or not!
xoxo Alex

Tuesday, December 25, 2012


Hey people!
I indeed have lots to report to you :D But I will gently spread out all the awesome art-related christmas presents I got (and gave away! :D) through the days :D
But still-no 1 today-aquarelle colors <3
I was at my grandparents house today as every year for christmas and I have to say my grandma is a very big inspiration for me. When she was younger she did lots of amazing creative work, especially web-design and silk art and she really is a very awesome person. Even now you can still see her eyes glow everytime we talk about sewing or crafts or anything creative really...
Well from my grandparents together today I got my first set of watercolors. I mean obviously I had those childrens ones before but for the first time it is the real deal...
so obviously today's piece is in aquarelle colors! <3
It is a little abstract I agree but I decided to live it this way because I think this captures the wonderfully torn down look this potraviny has in real life!(photo below)

Monday, December 24, 2012

Christmas Greetings!

Merry Christmas everyone! :D <3
And even if you don't celebrate christmas I still hope you have a great time with your friends and family!
xoxo Alex 
PS: Salsa says Merry christmas too! <3

Sunday, December 23, 2012


Just a little sketch from me today...:D
xoxo Alex

Saturday, December 22, 2012

The Scientist (1. of the Crazy Characters)

Hey there people!
I'm launching today a series that I will utterly adore doing because (a) I love extraordinary people (b) my felt-tips are awesome :D
From now one every now and then there will be another Crazy Character fom me and well-I hope you enjoy them!
xoxo Alex

Friday, December 21, 2012


Hey Guys!
Ok so I know this is not really what I usually do but lately I have been drawing so much for so many different projects that I wanted to do something else here...That's why when I was walking down to town today I took lots of pictures...
With a few little tweeks from photoshop I think they turned out quite well!

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Aristocratic Hats round 2

Good evening people!
It is 5 day 'till christmas and I hope you're all doing great! :D
Today I have for you the next aristocratic lady-this time a little more colorful :D
I hope you like it!
xoxo Alex

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Maple Tree

Hello there!
A friend of mine had an idea for a picture the other day :D (I like ideas so keep them coming people!) and well-it was a tree....I already warned her that it would be kind of abstract so uhm-here you go...
I first planned on doing just an ink drawing and I think I will still do that sometime....sometime when I have lots of time for the leaves! :P
xoxo Alex

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Viennese window

Hello there!
I don't know why I drew it, but it is a window..and it is it is awesome :P
I needed a break from all the cards I gues...:D I did another batch and a few specials so now it is time to pick up the pen and write them! :P
xoxo Alex

Monday, December 17, 2012

Christmas Card Mania!

Ho Ho Ho folks!
Christmas is coming up so I thought it was time for a "Special" :D
I always love this time of year because you can make so many awesome Christmas cards-yes some people bake batches of cookies-I make batches of christmas cards...:P
These are the first 2 batches, one in more blue-ish colors and one more red/pink-ish...
 Some pointers on christmas card making:
-as for glue, when you use the liquid one it is easier to apply it with an old brush so it is spread out evenly-this is especially important when you're using very thin paper
-I really do recommend making christmas cards in batches because for example for these 10 cards I used 3 square origami sheets and 2 big Din-A 4 sheets of patterned paper-for the last ones I just used scraps!
-and most importantly of all-SEND THEm! :D Everyone loves opening a beautiful card and be reminded of how much they mean to you!
So all you people out there-be aware-the cards are coming :P
xoxo Alex

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Clock in Canterbury+150th anniversary

Hi there everyone!
I was looking through the photos on my laptop and I stumbled upon a photo of a clock in Canterbury, where we were for a class trip and I thought it would make a nice sketch/painting/drawing-whatever you want to call this ^^
hehee-I hope you like it!
xoxo Alex
PS: It is our 150th anniversary!! Thank you for all your support so far and I hope we will keep this up for a long time!

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Curly Hair!

I thought I had uploaded this pic earlier but apparently I didn't so I'm a little late today XD I hope you don't mind...

It didn'T turn out quite they way I wanted but maybe you'll enjoy it anyway...:)
xoxo Alex

Friday, December 14, 2012

Green Hair ftw!

Hello ther everyone!
The people from the awesome facebook page of [Extra]ordinary People (Δ)...The photos they post are awesome and totally my style so I can't help it-I have to illustrate some of them :D
So here is the next! You can find the original right here...

xoxo Alex

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

quick sketch of the brandenburg gate

Just a quick sketch from me today...
Do you recognize it? :D
btw-the akward moment when the bulding on oneside is way taller than the one on the other side.....XD
xoxo Alex

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Expresionist Experiment

So guys? what's up?
I hope you all are doing good-I am very busy at the moment but I'm trying to take it slow so I don't lose my mind XD So here it is-the next piece..As I said yesterday I'm doing quite some research about Jean Michel Basquiat and uhm-I get inspired....XD

xoxo Alex

Monday, December 10, 2012

The queen on a motocycle with a lyon

Hey everyone!
I was doing some research on Jean-Michel Basquiat and I was I flicked through some magazines and saw this pic of "the queen" on a motorcyle and it seriously needed a makeover...for some reason a lyon developed next to it and the at the top is currently the beginning of my favorite line of my favorite song at the moment... "The piano keys are black and white, but they sound like a million colors in your mind..." (from Katie Melua's "Spider's Web")
xoxo Alex

Sunday, December 9, 2012

bear hug! :D

Hello there!
I was looking through some pics today and I saw lots of animal head fashion drawings so I decided to draw my own :D What do you think?
PS: Gant catalogues are very helpful if you're looking for a "beary" outfit :D <3
xoxo Alex

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Mermaid hair

Hey everyone!
so as you know I'm currently kind of experimenting with hair so now with this one I tried the mermaid kind of arrowhead things-(I'm not really sure what to call them....)
Oh and note to everyone including self-don't use watersoluble feltips if you're planning to go over it with watercolor!
xoxo Alex

Friday, December 7, 2012

Snow City Landscape

Hey peeps-I hope you're doing good!
Isn't it magical when you wake up, you are still tired and had to force yourself to get out of bed and then you pull away the curtain to see a landscape dipped in sugarcane?! I must say-I'm not a fan of the cold but snow can make even the biggest and loudest city seem so calm and peaceful...
So anyway-this picture kind of derived from a very productive english class where I looked out of the window and drew some of the houses-I gave away that piece but then I liked the idea so much that I decided to do a bigger and cleaner version of it...The cool part of the one in class was however that I had liquid whiteout for the snow but I didn't have that at home so I had to use white pastel instead...I think it it still turned out pretty well-so welcome in winterwonderland! :D
xoxo Alex

Thursday, December 6, 2012

A bird with wings! :D

Hello there!
After this weeks second pastel picture I now have something a little more multi-materialistic for you XD
It is indeed a bird and it was done with guache colors, watercolor, ink, tusche, pastels aaaaand pencil crayons! It took me a while to figure out how I was going to do it but here is the result! :D
Isn't he cute? :D
xoxo Alex

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Pastel Rocker! :D

So I have something special for you today! It is not something I usually do but one of my favorite people (you know who you are! ;) ) asked me to do this one so here we go! :D
So this is a pic of Partasah Lillith Fair who is the singer of the croatian band Underdust-check them out!
Again it is only pastels and tusche...
xoxo Alex

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Extra-Ordinary people

Hi there!
It was a few weeks ago that I stumbled upon a french page on facebook which dedicated itself to sharing photographs of extraordinary people. Now this was very handy for me as obviously as someone who likes to draw people you are always looking for possible figures and well-I actually did (the original pic is here).
This is the result ^^
(btw-the RJ at the bottom is just my signature-I usually cut it out for the blog but I felt that if I did cut it with this picture, it would loose some of the athmosphere....
xoxo Alex

Monday, December 3, 2012

February Stars

Hello guys!
I have an guache and watercolor painting for you...It is kind of unusual for me because I put the figurine in a scene but I thought it would look nice for her to have some background! :D
It was inspired by the song "February Stars" by the Foo Fighters (one of my favorite songs ever...!) and well-I hope you like it!
xoxo Alex

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Pony Tail Lady

Good Morning people!
This post is fairly early today and I'm proud! :D
Yesterday I went to the store and got myself the awesome guache colors I had at the workshop and I simply had to try them out-so this is what happend! :D

Saturday, December 1, 2012


YES Yeeeees I know-Roses ain't fashion but they're beautiful so shut up! :D
I found this pic of roses somewhere in some magazine and I like it so much that I needed to draw some!
I wish I would have had brown ink (hint hint for all the santa clauses out there :D) for this because I think the black is so hard in contrast and actually these roses are supposed to be all soft and stuff...
hope you like 'em!
xoxo Alex

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