Shop update : watercolor stickers

Bonjour ! How are you ? I am super proud to show you these very new stickers that I added to my Etsy shop : Girl’s stickers. And not just girly stickers, the idea behind those stickers is to show the wild nature and passion through feminine figures. Nature as you might know a very…

Plein air painting : Mountain barns

A few days ago I went on a mini-hike with Mefisheye. Since we started our work-holiday we take more time for ourselves and especially to go out sketching in plein air. During this hike we came across a lot of barns, it is very traditional designs of this part of the Pyrénées and these two…

how to price your art as an illustrator

How to quote your work as an illustrator ?

Bonjour! And welcome to this new blog post on how to quote your work as an illustrator, and especially how I quote. I hope my experience will help you in finding the right price or, if you would like to commission an illustrator, know how pricing work. Pricing an illustration and putting a price on…

Outdoor sketching in Neouvielle National Park

Bonjour! Summer has arrived and even if the pandemic is still around the corner, we can start moving again here in France. Mefisheye and I decided to relocate our workplace in the Montains, more precisely in the Pyrénées, a mountain chain at the south of France. It is the perfect starting point to do hikes…

quarantine: a breath of fresh air

Quarantine : a breath of fresh air

Bonjour! I’ve been missing a few weeks in this blog, for a few reasons. The first one being that I have been overly drowned under work. The second one is that I have been a little overwhelmed by this corona situation and the quarantine here in France. It’s time to take a breath of fresh…

ronnie the helicopter a self published children book by isabelle Arne and Dave Hoppman

Ronnie the helicopter : a self published children book.

Bonjour! How are you? Have you had time for a bit of reading lately? If not let me introduce to you another children book illustration I realized recently : Ronnie the helicopter. Ronnie is the character of David Hoppmann who so wished to share his love and his knowledge of helicopters with the young and…

get commissioned by clients

How to get commissioned by clients? Childbook 101

Bonjour ! Now you have a portfolio full of very nice illustrations that you love and that you are confident showing. Now Get commissioned by clients and get your art noticed. There is various ways to get commissioned by clients and even more exist that I don’t talk about here. Here I just want to…

Happy birthday to me! Get a 30% off my shop

Bonjour! What a beautiful day, I’m turning 30 and I feel quite good about this year, as I talked in other posts I have a lot of plans for this year and I really feel like my illustration career is growing smoothly, and I’m really starting to feel like I’m in the right direction with…

Build a children book portfolio

Build a children book portfolio. Child book 101.

Bonjour ! We are soon going to talk about the vast and mysterious subject of finding clients as a children book illustrator. Before even searching for client you have to show them who you are. What you can do ? What is your artistic personality ? I explain here how to build a children book…