Hello, fellow Pandas! It's been some time since I first posted my art on here and I am still overwhelmed by all the love and support I received.

This really helped me to go on even when times got darker over the last months. Thank you!

I still believe in books being a wonderful and unique medium that presents art as well as being art itself. So I still try to rescue as many books as possible from those free give away boxes on the street, so they won't be lost in the rain, offering them a new life as a canvas for my creation.

Using mainly black and white markers, as well as quite a lot of red, I try to tell a story with my pictures and I simply love how the words on the pages merge with my art.

Recently I got to use watercolors as well and I think the way they softly frame the strong black ink has something magical about it. I also started doing time-lapses some weeks ago, so if you are interested in my working process to have a look on my Instagram. They are there, right next to the final picture. :)

Please let me know what you think in the comments and I sincerely hope you enjoy my work!

Lots of love!

More info: Instagram

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Diane Sotto 11 months ago

The leaves are a nice touch.

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layne 11 months ago

Guardian angel shielding protection of the bear. Poignantly befitting as to the old text & laments that once Deutschland's Bavarian woodlands once filled their wild homeland. Not known to approach humans. Though quickly taken out & forced to search for new habitats; one eventually made it's way home from Austria. The last one being shot 170 YBP. so goofy, nerdy of me - yep!

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Buloogi 11 months ago

Nice

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Capermom 11 months ago

Wow. Stunning.

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Shruti Naik 12 months ago

love the cat's expression!

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Shruti Naik 12 months ago

wow. and you made me love snow-white all over again!

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Kendall Davis 12 months ago

Guardians of the Galaxy!

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Shruti Naik 12 months ago

I can't figure out which story this is but a 'witch taking care of a cub' makes this my favorite piece of artwork out of all in this article

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Shruti Naik 12 months ago

so graceful!

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Shruti Naik 12 months ago

this is painful but beautiful!

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Leo Fatima 11 months ago

The hot red is love

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Susanna H.-W. 11 months ago

I can read the German text in the books... :) Love your idea and especially love these birds!

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Bluebell Rizzi 2 months ago

Stockings! ^ ^

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Bluebell Rizzi 2 months ago

"Burrrrd?"

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Just Carmen 11 months ago

Fall. My favorite time of year.

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Shruti Naik 12 months ago

This is my favorite! The wolf is my spirit animal! I love how you have merged to two faces.

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Shruti Naik 12 months ago

hedwig's brother?

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Moonlight Mist 11 months ago

Moomins!

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RacconLifeGirlie 11 months ago

Oh great now you've given me ideas for my old science book.

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Dark Isabel Rose 12 months ago

Totoro! oh my god it's adorable!

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Sarah Karl 11 months ago

This would make an awesome tattoo ;)

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Shruti Naik 12 months ago

ooooh i love this! the cat makes this drawing very cute!

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Just Carmen 11 months ago

This looks like our little weenie Sassy!

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Shruti Naik 12 months ago

fairy or a dancer? either way she looks lovely!

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Shruti Naik 12 months ago

peter pan? or an elf?

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Kristin Connon 11 months ago

I love this book and this illustration is wonderful! Thank you for sharing it!

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Shruti Naik 12 months ago

love it. absolutely love it.

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janice deane 12 months ago

AMAZING! LOVE them all!

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