Saturday, May 31, 2014


Sometimes, when you're sitting home alone in your room drawing, you long to be out there dancing. So then you just have to put on swing or latin dance music and draw the people swaying for you ;)
Somehow I really like this pic :D
xoxo Alex

Friday, May 30, 2014

Ink pen trials

Too tired to do something more than more trials today..I really need to sleep more ;)
I kind of like here though-she has a mouth that reminds me of those anonymous masks for some reason, and here I brow makes here look wonderfully cheaky ;)
xoxo Alex

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Ink Pen trials

After stumbling upon this awesome dude over doodler's anonymous, I decided I had to try this style of using ink pens so I used the satorialists' repost of this really cool photo raising an interesting point as a base. I really enjoy this kind of drawing, I', thinking of using it more often actually...IT's hard though, because you tend to put down way too many tiny strokes which all kind of fade into a blur at some point-you have to be very disciplined with these...;)
See you tomorrow my dears,
xoxo Alex

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Cloudy Castle

I love that fact that now, in search of something to draw, I don't resort to coffeetable photograph books or the internet-it's actually becoming quite natural to cram my brain for something. I really like that! ;)
Good night!
xoxo Alex

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

3 ancient gems

Haha, so I found These guys while study for my history final tomorrow, Aren't they awesome?
Sorry for the horrible quality, I need to sleep so my Laptop stayed off today :-) good night! Xoxo Alex

Monday, May 26, 2014

Anamorphic Drawing-nearly there!

Nearly there-the photo isn't great, sorry about that-but you can still kind of see where this is going :)
xoxo Alex

Sunday, May 25, 2014


Initially he was supposed to be pretty plain, but then his eyes turned out so dreamy! ;)

Haha, I like him ;)
xoxo Alex

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Dota 2-Happy Bday Bro!

Initially I hadn't planned on posting this but there was this request...;)
So anyway, this is the birthday present for my brother, who, as you might guess, likes this game a lot :) I didn't know anything about these characters before, but I have to say you can learn alot from the pictures you can find online-the poses of the characters, how they are so dynamic-it's pretty cool, I have to admit!

It's pretty big actually, so the photo is of shitty quality again, so sorry about that..
xoxo Alex

Friday, May 23, 2014

Happy Traveller, Pensive Woman and a Kid on a bike

So yes, you're right-these sketches are fairly primitive and not perfectly elaborate, but I still like them because each one kind of captures the person a little bit-says something unique about them ;)

so anyway, good night!
xoxo Alex

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Anamorphic Drawing-the initial sketch

Yep, still trying :) I've decided to switch to a building and a kind of minimalistic, very cool kind of style :)
Anyways, I still have a little work today so lots of love,
xoxo Alex

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

French Couple

Only slight prejudices at work here, but moustaches and stripy shirts work together perfectly ;)

 Experimenting with markers again...I kind of like it :O
xoxo Alex

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

A teacher, a businessman and a hagard looking chap

Some of you might know, I was in the south of Germany the last few days, so here's a real schmankerl for you today ;) I had lots of time, so I just sat at the foot of this cathedral, sketching lots of people that came by and here are some of my favorite results ;)

Good night to y'all, I need to catch up on a little sleep! :)
xoxo Alex

Monday, May 19, 2014


I often wait at the busstop right across this kiosk and  I always thought looked stylish, so I had to take a picture :)
Good night you guys,
xoxo Alex

Sunday, May 18, 2014


You remember Chris, my coolest model?  <3 Well were in town a while ago and I got a few quite awesome shots ;) I experimented quite a bit when editing to get them like this, but I really like the results!
 So many thanks again to you Chris!
Lots of love,
xoxo Alex

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Bohemian Princess-in color

I decided today that even though I'm not satisfied with it, I still had to finish this piece. I like the hair and the updo with the flowers in the back but somethings wrong about the eye and the mouth :O
Anyway, good night you guys ;)
xoxo Alex

Friday, May 16, 2014

Palace from above

So I tried the same building I did yesterday but from a more elevated viewpoint :) It is a little tricky to transform it from one view to another, so it's definitely not perfect but it's a start!

So anyway, lots of love from me today, I have to go to sleep now ;)
xoxo Alex

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Architectual Experiment

Started this at the busstop :D Just improvising (As you can see from the massive fail concerning the layout :) But for some reason I quite like this style. It is more put together than the ballpoint pen one which is pretty crucial for what I'm trying to do! ;)

So anyways, good night to y'all, exam earlier tomorrow so I need to sleep!
xoxo Alex

Technical difficulties & the blue mosque

I'm so sorry I wasn't able to post yesterday-my photoediting program kept crashing my computer and after the 3rd time I didn't have the patience to keep trying. So, 2 pics for you guys today! ;)

I'm experimenting with buildings right now, I'll tell you why when I'm satisfied with something :D
xoxo Alex

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Random Bus drawing

This is what happens if you sit me in a bus in a foreign country in the middle of the night :D (oh stop freaking out-it was Finland, with a group for godness sake ;) )
Anyway, I'm covered in exams at the moment, so hopefull a fresh drawing tomorrow ;)
xoxo Alex

Monday, May 12, 2014

Cat Sketches

Are you serious? I spent several hours trying to sketch cats, mostly from imagination-and this is basically the only useable result? :O weird animals indeed....
And if anyone says this looks like a dog, I swear I will throw my pencil at you!
xoxo Alex

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Bohemian Princess

Ballpointpen part is done-tomorrow come to the colors :) For some reason I don'T like it that much though. Maybe the colors will save it?
Enjoy your night! ;)
xoxo Alex

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Bohemian Princess

Found the pose, found the hairstyle-this is going to be good! ;)
And I thought I add a floral head piece-you know, just because I can ;) :D
xoxo Alex

Friday, May 9, 2014

Evil queen

This turned to be more like an angular, evil face, than a soft beatufiul one. The hair evens it out a little though :) The other two are just random ;) I think I have a pose now though, so tomorrow I might have the beginnign of something sophisticated :D
 xoxo Alex

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Pose Sketches

Still haven't found the perfect pose for my more sophisticated piece-at first I was thinking of a floppy hat maybe, but then my sketches always turned cow-girl on me and that was certainly not what I'm going for...
So anyway-just sketches for now ;)
xoxo Alex

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Further Bohemian Pastel Experiments

Oh god I love this style. I definetely need an idea for a bigger piece in this style! :O
Lots of love
xoxo Alex

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Anamorphic Cat Sketch

Just experimenting with something we started with at drawing class-they are called anamorphic drawings, which are-when you look at them from a particular angle-3D. Or they are supposed to be :D
This is basically what I came up with in about an hour and it's nearly twelve so I have to upload it, but I'll definetely carry on experimenting and I'll show you what happened tomorrow!
I hope you can kind of see the concept, it is quite small though :D
xoxo Alex

Monday, May 5, 2014

Pastel Experiments

So with yesterdays piece I really liked how the ballpointpen was transformed by the hairspray I sprayed on to the pic to fix the pastels-I had to experiment with that more today!
Definetely going to make a bigger piece sing this technique, I really like the colors. Another Boho-Princess maybe?
The people here were just random people that popped into my head :O
xoxo Alex

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Boho Princess

Love the boho chic kind of style-next thing I'll DIY will definetely be a floral headpiece <3
I love this kind of hairstyle, maybe I'll make a bigger peice out of this as well :D
xoxo Alex

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Hero finished piece

Colors or no colors? :D I was thinking of pastels maybe, but it's not the right paper so that might be a little complicated.
But even in black and white, I really like how this turned out. I think this picture is the kind of art I want to do at the moemnt, it says a lot about my style I think. More to come soon! ;)
xoxo Alex

Friday, May 2, 2014


I'm beginning to really like this piece. I think it's the beginning of something new ;)
 And I'm not sure what it is, but something makes her look foreighn a little bit, and I really like it :)
There's a lot more to do though ;)
Lots of love!
xoxo Alex

Thursday, May 1, 2014


I said yesterday that I wanted to make a more sophisticated illustration-here's the beginning. It took quite a while to the proportions right because of her head which is slightly tilted forward making the whole face appear shorter...
Just one thing I have no clue with (and I'm counting on your help here guys!) the medium-I don't think I want to leave it in pencil-I think it often looks unfinished...With ballpoint pen I've been having a little dispute with myself because I like it a lot as you know but lately I think the sketches have been losing quite a bit of expression when I went in with pen...If you scroll through the last few weeks of posts, many of them appear unfinished to me. I don't know whether my technique has changed or my style so it doesn't fit anymore, but I think I'm searching for something new to try... (it's so sad! :O) any ideas?
So anyway, I wish your all a great rest of the evening ;)
xoxo Alex

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