Monthly Archives: February 2015

Artist Showcase: Elza Zijlstra ~ Artist at TrashWorks

harry wanted to travel

Elza Zijlstra creates art out of discarded objects she finds on long walks along the beach. Her art, a mesh of beach trash and eclectic images from vintage magazines (art created under her logo TrashWorks), distills images that are at once original and striking. In one image titled Harry Wanted to Travel, a man in…

Artist Showcase: Alex Crump ~ Illustrator

Noah's Ark

Illustrator Alex Crump visits Inkspokes today, bringing along with him some furry storybook friends. Alex Crump is a freelance illustrator who draws charming characters, some of which one might imagine meeting in nursery rhymes. The artwork is light, expressive – not overly adorned – and the characters have that look about them that suggests friendship…

There Be Pandas: An Interview with Anne Belov


Of Art, Writing and Panda WranglingAnne Belov is a painter, print-maker, author and illustrator and a self-confessed panda wrangler. It might have been enough to know that she is a painter or print-maker. Her paintings, often oil on linen, provide a window into ordinary scenes – capturing a sense of place, that touch of light.…