I spend hours and hours in my studio. It’s a place of concentration and inspiration and hard work and late nights. Because my studio is in my home, the work just never seems to end! But I couldn't imagine another way of life. I'm working on a new drawing in my big sketchbook. I was inspired by many things. First of all by old Swiss 'scherenschnitte' that I found, browsing in my mother's old folk art books. But also by ancient Arabic and Ottoman botanical manuscripts. And finally by a black and white embroidery I made many many years ago when I was an embroidery teacher.
I have found your instagram account which has directed me to your website. This is a moment of huge disappointment in my private life and your work is soft, compassionate and full of live. I will keep following your work and start journaling myself. I am not young but everyday practice could help, right?
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