SPRING IS IN THE AIR
When spring is coming, I feel like being in the garden, smelling the first flowers, having the delight of watching ladybirds, bees and even a few butterflies. Time to prune lavender, roses, butterfly trees and eucalyptus. I made this concertina book last year in the springtime and it makes me realize how time flies!
My concertina books are too long in size, so I have to show them in smaller parts. Otherwise minor details are being lost. Each book measures 75 cm (29.5") with a height of 14 cm (5.5"). For this one, I only used black pigment liners, some watercolor for the yellow bits and I worked on cold pressed paper which, as you can see, has a rough surface.
This space control toy in bright turquoise blue dates back to ca. 1950. I'm planning making many more drawings of old toys because of a sense of nostalgia. No one better than Bill Bryson to describe the spirit of time of the 50's and 60's:
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