If a perfume can transport you to another place, another time – then imagine what that place would look like if it were a drawing… When I made this drawing a few months ago , I wore two of my favorite perfumes: Alamut by Lorenzo Villoresi on the right arm and Incense Extreme by Andy […]
I totally dislike the label FOR HIM or FOR HER on perfume bottles and in fragrance marketing campaigns. If there is one thing you can truly express yourself with in a subtle yet playful way it’s through the fragrance you wear. This is a digital drawing I made this summer. It’s a portrait of stylist & model Jean-Paul Paula, whom I have […]
When your tears have dried. When after the anger and the sadness calmness embraces you…. It’s that exact moment of calmness and serenity that I sometimes experience when I apply certain perfumes . One fragrance that has that quality to it is Santa maria de Novella’s ‘Citta di Kyoto’ and to some extent Lorenzo Villoresi’s ‘Alamut. In […]
If a perfume can transport you to another place, another time – then imagine what that place would look like if it were a drawing… Made this in 2015 while wearing one of my favorite amber-themed perfumes ever: L’ambre de Carthage. I pictured myself ,growing from a plant that is reaching for the stars. A […]
“How beautiful the cherry blossoms are, that bloom to the end of the land, as if offering itself to adorn the hair of a beautiful lady or crown an elegant gentleman.” ~from Manyoshu Last year I visited Japan again this time in October. Before my partner and I headed out into the beautiful nature that […]
I love Japan! My first visit to the land of the rising sun was in 2007. I was very impressed to the detail that goes into almost everything from food, art, packaging, presentation, traditional textiles and many more. I have since then returned every year and I can honestly say that my drawing style has changed […]
Bergamot, cystus, jasmin, oak moss, sandalwood, firbalm, pettigrain: After the first two days of the Perfume Summer School at the GIP in Grasse my head was spinning and once back in my hotel I made this drawing : A mountain of fragrance had shaped itself in my mind !