Tag Archive: illustration

Tree people are growing back

Tree people are growing in me again… they were one of my recurrent drawing themes as a teenager and they’ve come to visit me recently. Original colour pencils & black ink A4 illustration… Continue reading

Walking lines mutation

While my mobile home has been resting from this year’s journeys and what seemed like an unexpected seasonal hayfever, I’ve been back on taking lines for walks and getting lost with them. Here’s… Continue reading

Winds of Change

When the winds of change blow, some build walls while others build windmills. Chinese Proverb Often my illustrations start by hand and then are digitally brought together, the same happened with this, the… Continue reading

♡ May Love be with(in) you ♡

*** May your ♡ work too *** d

Cigi Tees

Now you can wear your Cigi Pal character 🙂 Simply choose one from below and then email me your choice, together with your post address, t-shirt size & color, trade proposal or a minimum donation of £15 (includes post… Continue reading

Keep working on Love

Inspired by one of the first books I have ever read and one that I keep reading from time to time, I made a selection of quotes and a video. Filmed in Berlengas island while… Continue reading

Painted photography

Mixed media illustrations. Techniques used: black & white self processed photography prints, paint and scratches. Available for sale @Ds FreewebShop

Cigi Pals

An ever growing family of illustrated characters created from the inside of cigarette packages and other wasted materials.   I met this creatures years ago, while seating with Tomo, in London. I often take them for walks from where… Continue reading

Cigi Pals [2 print]

What’s your ARTtitude 2day? I’ve been clearing and cleaning along this autumn cleansing & so did my pals. They’ve walked out of their photographic backgrounds into to the void of empty pages & screens… Continue reading

Reignite Action for Development

Reignite, is a charity which aims to enable communities to develop and achieve their full human, social, economic and cultural potential through sustainable, local and culturally accepted projects. I have designed their visual identity and created… Continue reading

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  • Quotes 2 keep:

    The shape of water

    The shape of water

    Be like water. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. #WorldWaterDay #BeWater #WhyFollowWhenYouCanFlow

    Spring has Sprung

    Spring has Sprung

    There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature – the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring All photography by d.

    N0body REmembers YourSelf as Your Body

    N0body REmembers YourSelf as Your Body

    The body remembers, the bones remember, the joints remember, even the little finger remembers. Memory is lodged in pictures and feelings in the cells themselves. Like a sponge filled with water, anywhere the flesh is pressed, wrung, even touched lightly, a memory may flow out in a stream. Clarisa Pinkola Estes in “Women who run […]

    Reignite Love everywhere

    Reignite Love everywhere

    Quote & illustration by d.

    Winds of change

    Winds of change

      When the winds of change blow, some build walls while others build windmills. Chinese Proverb Illustration above and video below by d  

  • Wildcrafting: Wildcraftings

    Happy New Solar Year & Spring Day

    Happy New Solar Year & Spring Day

    May we attune to the natural cycles and embrace our wild nature like blooming flowers.

    Glossary of medicinal properties

    Glossary of medicinal properties

     A Adaptogens: Herbs that help us adapt to stress by supporting the adrenal glands, the endocrine system, and the whole person. Examples are ginseng root, nettle leaf, sarsaparilla, licorice root, and ashwagandha. Alterative: (Sanskrit: Parivartakas or Rakta Shodhana Karma ) These herbs alter or change a long-standing condition by aiding the elimination of metabolic toxins. […]

    Sage (Salvia officinalis)

    Sage (Salvia officinalis)

    Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a perennial, evergreen subshrub, with woody stems, grayish leaves, and blue to purplish flowers. Salvia (sage) is the largest member of the mint family, containing over 900 species throughout the world. The name Salvia (“salviya”) derives from the Latin salvere (“to feel well and healthy, health, heal”), the verb related to […]

    Oregano (Origanum vulgare)

    Oregano (Origanum vulgare)

    Oregano means “mountain joy,” and was revered as a symbol of happiness by the ancient Greeks and Romans. Oregano is a perennial herb, growing from 20–80 cm tall, with opposite leaves 1–4 cm long. Oregano will grow in a pH range between 6.0 (mildly acidic) and 9.0 (strongly alkaline) with a preferred range between 6.0 and […]

    Wildcrafting

    Wildcrafting

    Wildcrafting is a term for the age-old practice of collecting plant materials in their natural habitat for food, medicine, and craft. It is a direct connection to our past. When we practice wild crafting we follow the footsteps of our ancestors, we reflect their deep connection to Nature and there dependence on her. Wild crafting is […]

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