Saturday, January 28, 2012

The Sea

Seaweed prints from the 1800s
Bits of the ocean
Digital collage inspired by my beautiful collection of seaweed prints from the 1800s.
My stuff at Anthropologie
My Sticky Notes & Pocket Planner at the Fashion Valley
Anthropologie store in San Diego when we visited last October.
Seeing my birdies "in the wild" is always very exciting :-)

24 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Lisa at lil fish studios said...

Those old illustrations are marvelous aren't they? I get all gaga over Ernst Haeckel's illustrations.

Your work just exudes happiness. Love the jellyfish, especially.

Have a wonderful weekend.

1/28/2012 11:52 AM  
Blogger Georgia said...

I get all excitd when i see your birdies in the wild too. I feel l ike picking things up and saying " i know her"... Even though i don't really. It must be so exciting for you every time. Lovel your sea art.

1/28/2012 11:52 AM  
Blogger erisel said...

Really beautiful work.
Congratulations. I'm Spanish and I follow your blog.
I also love designing things. This is my URL:

1/28/2012 12:08 PM  
Blogger Julie Clay Illustration said...

I love those book prints and the fact that some are half finished. Your artwork is delightful too, it's always so exciting to see your own work 'live' out in the real world.

1/28/2012 1:10 PM  
Blogger Jslkim said...

Beautiful, missing good ole San Diego. Moved over to the Bay Area recently.

1/28/2012 1:38 PM  
Blogger Anna said...

I think I would get all giddy to see my things "out there" too! Your work is so inspiring! Happy day!

1/28/2012 3:47 PM  
Blogger Kathleen Maunder said...

The vintage prints are so lovely and delicate and I like your modern 'Geninne' take on them.

1/28/2012 4:54 PM  
Anonymous Michele S said...

Even though you have had many of your designs used commercially, it must be a thrill each time you see them on sale in public. If it were me, I'd do a little subdued "happy dance" any time I would see my work on display and for sale in a store! Continued success! You deserve it!

1/28/2012 5:50 PM  
Blogger Kate Paradis said...

I own your planner and adore it quite a bit :)

1/28/2012 8:16 PM  
Blogger Art House Mum said...

Lov the digital design inspired by the classics. Beautiful. grace

1/29/2012 12:40 AM  
Blogger Rachel Hey said...

Beautiful collection. Love your collage!

1/29/2012 1:31 AM  
Blogger marysza said...

I can't stop loving your art. everything is just perfect!

1/29/2012 5:09 AM  
Blogger eliMar said...

...they will be soon even in Italy! I bought them on Amazon. Thanks Geninne. ;) baci elisabetta

1/29/2012 6:24 AM  
Anonymous Katie said...

These are beautiful! So delicate :)
I also love the shout out to San Diego!! Thank you for sharing!

1/29/2012 10:43 AM  
Blogger Kristina D. Closs said...

I like seeing your stuff on shelves too! Its exciting. I always end up picking it up and admiring it.

I just started a series of paintings that has an ocean theme. Its inspired by a description of New York harbor teaming with sea life way back when. Did you know they used to have whales?

Anyway if you have a chance check out my squid.

1/29/2012 12:25 PM  
Blogger siga said...

The sea is beautiful, especially first collage. Very nice collections.

1/30/2012 3:38 AM  
Anonymous face paint said...

Magical illustrations, well done! Something really soft and warm about them, like a sense of familiarity and a feeling of childhood - both of which in the best way possible.

1/30/2012 7:52 AM  
Blogger Laura said...

Love the digi illo and yes your birdies are making their way around - I just spied that very same planner (which I'm happy to say I love + have a copy of) in a DIY magazine propped up in a metal tote!

1/30/2012 10:09 AM  
Blogger pauline said...

i so love your digital collage!! Those little jellyfish are fantastic! And i so wish i were closer to the Anthropologie store in San Diego - to see your work up close. Thanks for sharing! xoxo

1/30/2012 12:27 PM  
Anonymous dee said...

Hi Geninne, I've been following your blog for a couple of months now and really enjoy your work. Thanks for the calendar pages - love them : ) I also wanted to let you know that I bought your planner at an Anthropologie in San Jose, CA. I knew the instant I saw them that I recognized those birdies! Dee

1/30/2012 1:49 PM  
Anonymous Reem | Simply Reem said...

I bought these....
I have been in love with your blog forever, trust me it inspire me....

2/02/2012 9:49 PM  
Anonymous Angela said...

Those are so beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

2/05/2012 1:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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2/15/2012 8:50 PM  
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