WIN THIS ONE! *until 31st of May 2018* It's giveaway time! I want to celebrate the official launch of the shop section on Pencils & Pasta. Yay! I am giving one of you my Pilates Ladies tote bag. Just a few easy steps and you're in! I'll randomly pick a winner next week. http://www.pencilsandpasta.com
I found this book in an Italian bookstore: Storie della Buona Notte per Bambine Ribelli. Every other page has an illustration by a different illustrator, portraying kick ass woman of the past and the present. Then I realized something else: this would be perfect for learning Italian. I need to have this. Want to have a look?
Visual journal, illustration by Annemarie Gorissen. Finding a place to live under the sun: exploring Puglia Since we have decided we want to move to Italy in the not-so-far future, we still have a lot of narrowing down to do. Now that we're back from our trip to Puglia, the main question is... have we found the perfect spot? continue reading: http://www.pencilsandpasta.com/puglia2018
Gent! My Verona map (a personal project) landed me this new illustration job a few days later: an illustrated map of Gent. If you ever feel like you're wasting time doing personal projects, think again. Continue reading: https://pencilsandpasta.com/map_gent/
Top 10 illustrators to follow on Instagram. New blogpost @ pencilsandpasta.com
If you order a custom illustrated recipe, you usually only get to see the end result: the finished poster. Let me take you on a little journey behind the scenes. I’ve documented the process of the latest illustration, so you can see all the steps. I'll give you tips and tricks. Want to give it a try yourself?
Illustrated map & new blogpost on Verona! Verona, oh Verona. She is a beauty. I've been wandering the streets of this Venetian city in the North of Italy last week, drinking cappuccinos and eating gelatos. The Italian sun lifted our spirits and brought a non-stop smile to our faces. So did the food and the wine...
Illustration by Annemarie Gorissen. New blogpost: For my birthday this year I did not only get a quiet getaway, but also a published illustration. Let me show you around the island I visited and share a little background on the illustration. Continue reading: https://pencilsandpasta.com/birthday-gift/
Ooh I think its time for a colour crush post. (clockwise from top left) 1 2 3 4 5 6 x x x .
Blogpost with recipe! Here's the recipe of the yogurt lime pie and it's illustrated! Get the recipe and/or get your own recipe illustrated by me! Continue reading at www.pencilsandpasta.com
Blogpost with recipe! Here's the recipe of the yogurt lime pie and it's illustrated! I cooked a table full of asian style dishes the other night: a lot of coconut milk, lime, chili and coriander. This lime pie was the perfect desert. It looks gorgeous and it's really fresh and light. Continue reading at www.pencilsandpasta.com
Tools of an illustrator. Illustration: Annemarie Gorissen Blogpost: Designing for yourself is one of the most difficult things to do. Too many options and too much self-criticism. And when do you stop? But it's also an exciting playground where anything is possible. Here are 9 tips to keep you on the right track.
Don't be shy... I draw personal recipe posters. Yoúr favorite recipe! Or your granny's famous lemon pie or mom's chicken roast. On vintage paper, one of a kind in every way. I've made well over a hundred of them over the last few years. These recipes even gave my editorial illustration career a little boost... Continue reading.
Pilates. A little over a year ago I was on a quest finding an activity to build strength and keep everything from going south (damn you, thirty-something) that did not involve being surrounded by sweaty men pumping iron. No gym, please. But I did want something regular that would actually be affective and hopefully addictive. I found Pilates. Continue reading...