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 […]

Coffee, work and Corel PHOTO-PAINT

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Working a bit. Corel PHOTO-PAINT in action. Brew Coffee, and a Safron bun at Espresso house Coffee Shop at Globen Shopping Mall, Stockholm, Sweden for those who are from out of town. Looking from inside coffeeshop to the public area. Life is good this way. Illustration on the computer screen and in Photo-Paint, is a […]

Thank you President Obama, soon Mr.

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Thank you President Obama for making your 8 years, although way far from perfect, to at least have a better tone, seriousness and more grown up approach than your predecessor. You inherited a ferocious war, and we all, not only americans, share the effects of it in various ways. Maybe you shouldnt have pulled out […]

My first drawing 2016 – of my love Mia

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My first drawing 2016, 2 January.  A drawing of Mia, my love & girlfriend sitting in the subway train, heading in to town. An for all you art material nerds out there, like myself, I drew it in my sketchbook on a yellow-ish paper. Drawn with my fav Touch twin marker pen and a Staedtler […]

#inktober for 17 Oct 2015 Bicycle messenger

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I made this drawing today, of a bicycle messenger talking on his phone, while waiting at a greenlight in my hometown Stockholm,  Sweden. Perfect ink marker drawing I thought, for today’s #inktober the 17 October 2015. Stefan Lindblad Illustration art Graphic design www.stefanlindblad.com

Stefan Lindblad Inktober drawing Woman with a Turban at Starbucks

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I just had to draw an Inktober 2015 drawing today. At last I had some time to simply sit and draw at one of my local coffee shop, Cafe Starbucks at Götgatan, Stockholm, Sweden. It was calm and peaceful when I arrived. Soon heading home to walk my dog Bella. And then do some work […]

Maybe I demand too much from Pop & Rock Music Stars of today

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I opened the news papers this morning at a café, and reading online while watching photos from the MTV VMA Music Awards 2015. Maybe I ask too much from the younger Pop & Rock Music Stars of today. Maybe todays stars should try to be more quality oriented musicians, and great entertaining performers in studios and […]

A spontaneus meeting on a bridge this morning

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Photo by Stefan Lindblad, August 2015 Got a spontaneous meeting with an artist this morning, Kenneth Pils, on the Skanstullsbron bridge, over the channel into to Södermal Stockholm (Sweden), coming from the South suburbs. 9-ish in the morning. A person I’d never met before. There he stood and drew in his sketchbook. Where I planned […]

I always find a reference & listeners feeling confused. The story about tribe of Dan and the bumblebees

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I guess you can’t call yourself a renaissance man. That’s for others to judge. But if you like myself see references from all directions of life, when discussing a topic, then here is my references of today. As I read the sports pages this morning about swedish football player John Guidetti signing for the football […]

We are all people, talk over coffee is good

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Today I got to chit chat on the internet with an artist, illustrator in Poland about using Corel PHOTO-PAINT X7 and using Angled/Rotating Guidelines. After answering his original question, I looked at his website portfolio, and as we quickly joked with each other, me saying “I am from Sweden, country of Zlatan Ibrahimovic”, he said: […]

Per Han, Swedish musician who Rocks!

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Per Han and I ran into each others, and got to know each others a lot of years ago. Can it be 17 or 15 years ago? In any case, I believe it was at a party. I instantly thought him being a nice and interesting guy to talk with. I came to the party […]

Italian pop-ballads and starting my own company, in 1997

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The summer of 1997 I listened to way to much Italian pop ballads. Especially as so many italian restaurants and cheezy pizzerias did too unfortunately, during 1997. But I loved every second of it. I took my old bicycle from the 1940`s down to work, as the sun shined early mornings, wearing my Walkman and […]

What will the young all become

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Interesting to watch all different teenagers coming from a school nearby. I am sitting at a bench at a square where tram trains and the local bus come and go. Cars going by and people on bicycles. Some on a skateboard. It is late summer in august in Stockholm. We all enjoy these last weeks […]

Cafe Stories – a new segment on my blog

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Drinking coffee and visiting cafés, coffee shops when working and when just hanging out, is nothing new to me or others in general. When I go alone to coffee shops, cafés , I do it to work. I read and I draw. And sometimes doing my accounting before I send it to my accountant. And […]

New illustration update – at Bar Italia in London, England

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Here a drawing / mixed media – collage type I made when Mia and I was at a Café ” Bar Italia ” in London, England. For the record: No Mia had NO gun on the table. I placed that afterwards using my pen of course. It was a great day in London town and […]