Cultural Appropriation alienate interaction

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We really have enough problems in the world than champion the mad idea of Cultural Appropriation. We must meet, see, listen, feel and interact with each other, not alienate and build new imaginary walls between us. There are man reasons why Cultural Appropriation is wrong. And you may like or dislike. Agree or disagree. But […]

The movie Valerian by Luc Besson, where is Laurelinne? 

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I just loved all the “Linda and Valentin”  comic albums I read as a kid. Absolutely stunning stories and the Art, fabulous stuff. By  Jean-Claude Mézières, one of my comic illustrator heroes together with Mobius.   And so good that eventually George Lucas and his team basically stole, sorry got VERY inspired by the Art, and […]

Drawing from my coloring book in colour: The Eclectic Colouring Book 

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Coloured my drawing from my Colouring Book. Enjoying a  soft Saturday after a long work week – of drawing and illustrations. Mad, but fun and relaxing. Just for the joy and not work. Had a great cup of coffee and two Swedish Ballerina chocolate cookies for my fika. My self, indie published coloring book: ” The Eclectic […]

My best marketing tips for freelancers

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I was asked if I could share some of my marketing tips. I always try to use both traditional and new ways to market my illustration & design business. So, in how to marketing yourself as a freelancer, here a few thoughts. I always carry my business cards with me. And I don’t mind talking […]

New Science Fiction novel “Lenders” by John Johnson

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Check out my friend John Johnson´s brand new Science Fiction novel: “Lenders”. It´s now available as a Kindle version, and a print version will come later on. I simply love the cover,by designer Adrian Juman. And the book story sounds great! And I like to read the entire story.   This is John Johnson´s first […]

Nr 5 of my illustrations from my Colouring Book being coloured: Steampunk Woman

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Here comes the Steampunk Woman coloured. Straight out of “The Eclectic Colouring Book”. When I started drawing the illustrations for my Indie published Colouring Book, this was one of the very first I made. She has the same steampunk machinery on her back, like she who made it to the book cover. If you too […]

My 4th coloured illustration from The Eclectic Colouring Book 

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I really enjoyed,  loved creating my own indie published Book.  I first said, this is for others to colour. But I can’t hold back now, it’s just so fun. My fourth illustration in my book The Eclectic Colouring Book, I’ve now coloured. I made the drawing in Corel Painter. I used Touch Twin marker pens […]

My 2nd coloured illustration in The Eclectic Colouring Book 

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As i continue on my fun quest on colouring my own illustrations, drawings from my own self published / indie published Coloring Book: The Eclectic Colouring Book. Available via Createspace Publishing / Amazon.  For colouring I used Touch – Twin Markers and Faber Castell Pitt Artist Pen. The illustration itself I drew in Corel Painter and […]

New illustration coloured, The Eclectic Colouring Book going forward 

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Here one more of my illustrations coloured from my book: The Eclectic Colouring Book. For colouring I used Touch – Twin Markers.The illustration itself I drew in Corel Painter. And a wacom drawing tablet. Drawn from beginning to finish. Artist/illustrator: Stefan Lindblad (yours truly) Colouring: Stefan Lindblad You can buy the book via: The Eclectic Colouring […]

Me colouring in my own book The Eclectic Colouring Book 

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​ Here is my own illustration & colouring from my book: The Eclectic Colouring Book. PS.  Sorry for the meme text effect on the text, but it’s the only app I found. For colouring I used Touch – Twin Markers,  and Faber Castellated Pitt Artist Pen. Artist: Stefan Lindblad Colouring: Stefan Lindblad You can buy […]

Being a mobile worker, nomad, is natural to me

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I´ve always been a mobile “nomad” grabbing a coffee and working at cafés, hotel lounges and outdoor places. Computers, wi-fi and wall sockets, have made it so much more efficient. 15 years ago, I was still like an all alone island among people who just looked at me, where I sat with my sketchbooks and […]

Inspiration for the Eclectic colouring book.

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My inspiration for my second colouring book The Eclectic Colouring Book, available on Amazon, was plenty. I really felt it inspirational to come up with ideas, mixing references, sources by starting to draw two eyes, a tilt of a head position, and then go with it. A lot of my references for each drawing,  illustrations, was […]

Colour of the Year 2017

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​I know, we have all waited, which one will it be; the Colour of the Year 2017. It’s Greenary by Pantone. Sorry for the sarcastic tone.  I am far from sarcastic really. It could work as an inspiration, and probably do for many.  It is a bit like walking in to a café and look […]

Read this OLD book on advertising 

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It strikes me that people should still read this old book on advertising,  written by Ogilvy.  At some point you will find yourself lost of inspiration, and maybe feel like a failure. We all do at some point, or points, in our life. Thats why you should read this book. Grab a cup if coffee […]

6 million americans are said to gain from NAFTA. Still whant out?

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Read this without being angry. Just read and then think about this fact. FACT: 6 million americans are said to gain from NAFTA. That´s a whole lot of potential american, US, workers and businesses who will lose their income, when and if NAFTA is shut down. When NAFTA is shut down, it might take a […]