Kleine Leute in Paris | Souvenirs

Verkäuferin mit Mops in ihrem Souvenirstand mit Postkarten, Postern, Reiseführern, T-Shirts, Taschen, Hüten und Sonnenbrillen von Paris

I decided to refuse the Hide-and-Seek book about Paris, mainly because (a) big top views of a rather flat place do not work well in my twodimensional “dollhouse” perspectives (if Paris had more hills and stairs, it might actually have worked!), and (b) drawing a whole city which really exists makes me want to illustrate absolutely every detail I discovered there – but unfortunately, this would take several years. Besides, I realised that there are illustrators whose whole style is a much better fit for such a project – and that I don’t have to be able to draw everything.

At least the time I spent on this book which will never be published doesn’t feel wasted at all, because I learnt so much along the way (including a new, lighter and faster style!), I look at places differently, and I now have this huge archive of sceneries, details and characters I can use otherwise – not only for other projects, but also to rearrange excerpts to scenes I can show here, and which might become another, non Hide-and-Seek, book.

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Kleine Leute in Paris | Souvenirs

Verkäuferin mit Mops in ihrem Souvenirstand mit Postkarten, Postern, Reiseführern, T-Shirts, Taschen, Hüten und Sonnenbrillen von Paris

I decided to refuse the Hide-and-Seek book about Paris, mainly because (a) big top views of a rather flat place do not work well in my twodimensional “dollhouse” perspectives (if Paris had more hills and stairs, it might actually have worked!), and (b) drawing a whole city which really exists makes me want to illustrate absolutely every detail I discovered there – but unfortunately, this would take several years. Besides, I realised that there are illustrators whose whole style is a much better fit for such a project – and that I don’t have to be able to draw everything.

At least the time I spent on this book which will never be published doesn’t feel wasted at all, because I learnt so much along the way (including a new, lighter and faster style!), I look at places differently, and I now have this huge archive of sceneries, details and characters I can use otherwise – not only for other projects, but also to rearrange excerpts to scenes I can show here, and which might become another, non Hide-and-Seek, book.

Frohe Weihnachten, Merry Christmas et Joyeux Noël!
Published | Animal Tracks for SZ Familie
Cards and Tags with our Santa Stamps and Dies
Santa Card Crafting Set of Dies and Stamps
Amazing Winter cards crafted with dressup doll Gerti
Winter for Dressup Doll “Gerti feiert Weihnachten”
Crafting + DIY | Lily Lux’ Advent Calendar
Amazing fall cards crafted with dressup doll Gerti
Now Available | DIY-Dressup Doll “Gerti geht Gassi”
Published | Leaf Shapes in Waldstück Magazine
Packaging | Drafts for Spreewälder Lutki-Schmaus
Character Design | Lutki for Spreewälder Naschgarten
Feature | Wortschätzchen im VAG Facetten Magazin
Just Published | »Du hast das Wort, Schätzchen!«
Feature | »Du hast das Wort, Schätzchen!«
Published | Finger Alphabet in Eltern Family
Art Prints | Vampire Girl Carmilla
Artprints | New Nude Sketches at Posterlounge
Art Prints | Seascape IV (Jackknife)
Available | Smaller Artprints via Posterlounge
Two-handed Finger Alphabet for Eltern Family
Feature | Women who Draw
Fresh Feature | Wortschätzchen as Coroflot Staff Pick
Art Prints | Identification Sheets in English
Art Prints | Seascape I (Seaview) Edit
First Preview | »Du hast das Wort, Schätzchen!«
Preview | Wortschätzchen for Duden Verlag
Art Prints | Life Class and Nudes
Frohe Weihnachten, Merry Christmas et Joyeux Noël!
Crafting + DIY | Lily Lux’ Advent Calendar
Mimi Fiedler’s “Balkantherapie” | Character & Styling
Art Print in Screen Print Styles | Swimming Pool
Super Heroine for Barbara Magazin | Drafts
Art Prints | Identification Sheets at Posterlounge
Art Prints | Alphabets at Posterlounge
Emmy & Patty Postcards for EmpaTrain

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