Jan 31, 2017

Mood // collages

When the weather outside is more than uninspiring and the mood is a bit down, there is nothing better than browse through old magazines, buy a couple new paints and just let this restlessness take over your day.

Jan 4, 2017

How to avoid burnout in 2017 // The Pool UK

New work for The Pool: some useful and doable advice how to avoid burnout at work. Read the whole article here.

Dec 20, 2016

Cities and dreams // Collage

I just love cities. Do not get me wrong as I adore nature, countryside landscapes or seaside. But I find cities fascinating and intriguing, a picture of man’s ambitions, attempts to live better, to hide and show off, to fail and succeed. The list goes on...

What I like is how sharp the city landscapes are, occasionally softened by trees and parks or bold designs. I admire the bright full moon against black sky as all the stars are disappear because of city lights. The play of light and shadow on a sunny day, hidden corners, bricks and concrete, and then dark shadows, taking forms of the most spectacular shapes, lurking on the passers-by.

Below are a few more of a series of city impressions I cut and coloured. 

Dec 7, 2016

The “perfect” Christmas doesn’t exist // The Pool

It is this time of year again when people are frantically pacing streets and shops looking for perfect gifts, festive outfits and everything else that we can associate with "Christmas" label. Pure craziness!
So I am very happy I had an opportunity to illustrate a great post on pressures of Christmas that we still exert on women. There is no such thing as perfection yet we stubbornly struggle for it.
Read the story here on The Pool UK, words by Kat Lister.

Nov 17, 2016

Cities on Paper // Collage

November weather makes me feel rather nostalgic. Thoughts wander, dreams linger till daylight and then, with paint, scissors and paper, I attempt to recreate all the beautiful cities from the past, present and future.