Jag är Caty, en grafisk designer som bloggar om sånt jag skapar både på jobb och fritid. Det blir en massa illustrationer, skisser, designs och pyssel. Kika gärna förbi!
These are fabrics and photos found at the fabricstore Stoffochstil’s online catalogue.. Hey peeps! Today I had the day off and knowing I’d have a bunch of free time I thought I could sew something, at last! I allready had the sewingmachine out from when I adjusted a pair of jeans I had bought, and I took out the few fabrics I have left but I couldnt come up with an idea of what to do with it all. :/ I wanted to try doing some patchwork but the fabrics I have are way to boring, they’re all dark, blakck and grey. It should be colourful and with awesome patterns! <3 .. I just need the fabric. So I started browsing around on a fabric site I found a couple of years ago, Stoffochstil. They always have such cute and fun patterned fabric. Once I know exactly what ‘d like to sew I’ll definately buy some funky fabrics.
Wieners are taking over
Wiener-dogs that is ^^. A few days ago the IKEA-catalogue droped down through my mailbox. I hardly ever buy stuff from ikea but I like flipping through it to watch all of the beautiful interior design. I had Lula lying next to me in bed when I suddenly see a Lula-clone there in the magazine ^^. Another black wiener dog! I love wiener dogs, and I’ve been seeing them more and more lately. When we first got Lula, about 10½ years ago I hardly ever saw wiener dogs on the streets. Now I see them alot, but usually I see the other wienerdog-kinds, the long haired ones, the ones with the beard-like hair texture, and usually brown ones. Lula is a short- haired, black midget-wienerdog, with smooth hair. The prettiest kind in my opinion :]. Eventhough the wienerdog in the catalouge seems to be the exact same race as Lula, I always think Lula has a special appearance. To me she has more soulful eyes than other dogs, kinder and sweeter eyes. Probably because I’ve learned ...
How OCD works, Part1
If you read the post “Awesome blog award” you might have read one of my facts where I explain that I have the diagnose “obsessive complusive disorder“. In Swedish it’s called Tvångssyndrom. I recently read that 2% of the population have ocd, and since i’ve been struggling with it alot lately I wanted to write a post about it. To explain it simply: Sometimes my brain gets stuck on very unpleasant thoughts and I have a problem getting them out of my mind. Except just getting “stuck” on the unpleasant thought my mind also likes to question and challenge me alot. It tells me the opposite of what I feel and want. The problems this causes is that I some days can spend hours trying to fight away unpleasant thoughts, causing me alot of anxiety and stress. Imagine one thing that you loove, and think “I love _ _ _ _” . Now imagine you getting an impulsive thought telling you “Are you sure you do?”, “I dont think you...
Hey everyone, I hope you’re all doing good :] I’m on my lunchbreak right now, I actually brought a little lunch meal of my own today. I usually dont feel like cooking food when I get home after work. I usually just eat a snack on the evening, but I should make my own lunch more often. Its much cheaper >_<. I’m thinking I’ll might head over to Kreatima after work too and use the money I have left on my gift card. I got it from my boyfriend on my birthday :], awesome gift. I’ll probably buy some more fabercastle pencils with a thinner brushtip, and a pad with glossy paper.. and perhaps colorpencils too if I I’d still have money left ^^.
Pug in blue
Yesterday I felt like painting one of the clay pugs I still had lying around. :]
Goodmorning people ^^ Yesterday as I was going through old photos of drawings I found these illustrations I made about a year ago. Yet another example of how my style shifts. During the time I made these I was very inspired by Fafi’s “Fafinettes” and so created my own girl-characters. Some sort of “catynettes” i guess ^^. These drawings were made in photoshop with added texture on top of the images to make it look a little more rugged and organic.
Different phases and inspirations
Lately I’ve been super inspired by alot of new blogs I’ve found. I can really relate to their style, which some times can feel bad because when you see some one do exactly what you have wanted to do, or try, you feel a bit like a copy cat :/. You’re no longer the genious who came up with it :D. But i guess that’s how inspiration works, you find something you like and try to incorporate it in your own art. As long as you add your own thing to it you’re not a copycat. I keep telling myself this >_<. Whats been interesting now is that I’ve been inspired by alot of different styles, media-wise. Some draw sketchy images with only feltpens (tuschpennor), others mix alot of stuff like spraypaint, acrylics, markers in more of a streetart style… It was really inspiring to see. I love both styles and definately want to try it out. I’ve been drawing digitally so much these last years, but it would be fun to go back to paper and canvases.. ...
Awesome blog award
Heey everyone! A couple of days ago I got a “Beautiful Blogger Award” from a cute blogger called Tsukii, I felt very honored ^^, thank you! I was really happy to get the award and loved the concept of it, however, I dont understand what “beautiful blogger” means. Is it for beautiful people? beautiful blogs? what about the content? And on top of that, I found the award-image a bit blurry :D. No offence to the creators, but I decided to do an award of my own… The AWESOME BLOG award! The rules are the same as for the Beautiful blogger award: - Copy the award-image to show that you’ve got it - Thank the person who gave you the award and link back to them - Nominate 7 other blogs and write the links to their blogs - Tell 7 things about yourself Again, thanks to Tsukii for giving me the award :]. I would like to nominate these awesome blogs: Amarapordios, Smäm, Bokkei, Mysketches, Luzillus, Boysenillustration, Monkino And here are 7 things abo...
It’s love. It’s not Santa Claus.
Tonight I felt like cozying up to a real chick-flick so I downloaded a couple of movies, one of them being “500 days of summer“. So far it’s been really good, it does exactly what a chick-flick is supposed to do, make you feel all bubbly inside :D. However I kept pausing the movie and taking screenshots of it, I’ve been really inspired by tumblr images where people save little scenes in an image series like the one I made below ^^. This movie was great for doing this too since it has so many sweet scenes :]. Now I’ll keep watching the movie, nighty!