About me

I love sketching people. There is something about capturing the movement, the likeness of a person with just a few lines and adding a splash of colour that brings it to life! It never gets boring. I always prefer to draw on location, it’s best to get the spontaneity and energy of the occasion. I don’t intend to concentrate on small details, but to capture the very essence of what’s going on. Sketching from photos is a bit different and often more detailed, while sketching on location is more gestural.

I have studied book binding/restoring for 4 years full time. I can make sure the album I create for you is of the best quality, done on a professional level and if handled well it should last for many decades. I developed the design of the sketchbook myself, combining several techniques so it serves its purpose the best and is easy to flip the pages without bending the actual sketches.

I have been drawing and painting for most of my life, often annoying people by asking them to sit still for me to do their portrait! I have been painting in oils as well, mainly landscapes and seascapes but also portraits. I take commissions – any subject. Check out my oil painting website.

Why wedding sketcher?

It all started as a fun idea, sketching my friend’s wedding in 2018. It was such a success that I decided to develop and offer this service to other couples. I have come a long way since then!

Wedding sketching has all the ingredients I like, and I love the thought my sketches will bring happy memories to people years down the road. I can do any other occasions, like anniversaries, baby showers, birthdays, corporate events and so on – as long as there is enough light for me to see what I am doing!

When I sketch I get into a “creative bubble” where anything else ceases to exist. Unless I need a cup of coffee of course! But I don’t mind at all when people come and look and ask me questions, it’s all part of it, it helps me to get more of a feel of who everyone is and get more of the atmosphere into my sketches.
I enjoy bringing any special event to life on paper as I sketch and people seem to enjoy watching me, so it’s a win/win!

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