Sunday, October 31, 2010
Half a day trip to Příbram. One has to climb a pilgrims spot above the town through a long covered staircase that starts right in the middle of the town. Hard winter is coming, they say, the ravens are in Brno by now... These blue sunny and incredible cold autumn days are unusual. In the evening, after the trip, I attended the Lucullan feast in a restaurant on a ship, I have nice friends, they like eating.
Today I carved my first (and last) pumpkin head. Important is, that Dominik had a good time.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
There could not have been a nicer surprise yesterday morning, a package from Finland from Merulli. Nice yarn and something for Domik too, he is a fan of Moomintroll and here comes his Mumínek. I like the yarn a lot, it will turn in something nice one of these days.
Sunday, October 24, 2010
Friday, October 22, 2010
I get lot of commissions now, from my little one. Since I proved I can fulfill his wishes he wants more and more. This is how it is, you offer a finger and they pull all your hand. I do not want to make Thomas engine and his friends. Dear Domik, I really appreciate that you want your mum make toys for you, but I can't make everything. But I could make Kuky, the pink, sorry red, bear, a film star from an animated film. The film is beautiful, pity that the idea, plot and some props have been sort of copied from this book. However, that does not prevent me from crocheting the little bear. Your wish, my pleasure!
Friday, October 15, 2010
These pictures were taken at the exhibition, I like that they all have the reflection of whoever was around. It goes well with the theme, which was sort of funny and at the same time creepy, imagination of the future that never happened. Lot of sci-fi stuff and also Russian propaganda about beautiful tomorrows, and, luckily for my kid, many rockets and robots so parents could have a proper look at everything.
Sunday, October 10, 2010
Shadow theatre. Straight inspiration from the front page of IJM studio in Amsterdam that Mieke Willems have mentioned. We also have a backdrop with trees and hills and we sort of play with it at dark with a light coming from behind, like IJM has it, but we are far far from the cool stuff that they present. But I had fun cutting the puppets, it actually turned out pretty good considering my skills.
Lovely handwriting that I am involved with right now. When I figure out what the letters are I find our that it is in German and my torture continues. And thus, step by step, I am slowly building up a content of my dissertation.
Still life with a head, a chair and a missing body.
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
We went for rose hips, Domik pulled out his usual stuff, where are the cars, where are the streets and I would not rather go there, meaning the wood. I liked picking rose hips although I do not really know what to do with them other than tea. Any idea? I enjoyed my half an hour country life gathering berries and imagining something nice I would make out of them while Domik started to explore the meadow behind me. He picked three flowers, one for his grandpa, one for grandma, one for me.