One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Types of Fruit by Eurwentala Illustration

When was the last time you read a textbook? Did the pictures catch your attention? Sometimes pictures literally jump off the pages, other times you don’t even notice there are any. I’m a visual person and I remember things best in images (also text from a book page). The textbooks of my school years didn’t […]

Digital Stories – the New Normal in the Text Book Publishing

  Today’s children are called diginatives for a good reason. However, it’s taken some time for the text book publishers and schools alike to jump on the wagon. The Finnish Illustration Association organized a seminar on 8th September, the International Literacy Day, to tackle the subject of digital stories and what they mean to the illustrators. AR […]

Fear of Water

  I’ve been drawing all my life and drawing comics most of my life. My stories are often born on the quirky oddities of everyday life, something funny or weird. Fear of Water came from the very uncomfortable feeling I’ve so often had swimming in the sea or a lake where the bottom is invisible. […]

Halloween – the Time of Ghost Stories

  Today is the night of all nights – at least when it comes to enjoying a bit of horror. I decided to give a taste of a good old time ghost story with a bunch of modern illustrations by me (trying out my new Wacom together with Inkscape and Scribus. Myra’s Well – A Tale […]