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Entre chien et loup

Entre chien et loup

What’s cooking at my home office these days? As usual, my inner chef has been inspired by art and books, and lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about wolves. Wolves have an insatiable appetite so tonight I’ve created a verbal menu to delight your inner book gobbler. Hors d’oeuvre Illustrator Liisa Kallio is known...

Gravitation

Gravitation

  ‘I draw on the floor, not at the desk. The critical me won’t start telling to do this or that.’ Liisa Kallio   I feel that many artists are most revealed in their drawings, where sensitivities to pressure, breadth and speed can create lines that leap in transcendent gravitation or dig deeply like...

J is for Joie

J is for Joie

‘Often my drawings are jokes only I can understand.’ – Marika Maijala Playful and hilarious are adjectives related to Marika Maijala’s work, because of its colors and childishness. But if you read the story “Rosie’s Journey”, you’ll understand that it’s all about the search of joy (joie f), as some kind of a goal, yet unreachable. The joy (Joie) is...