Happy St. Lucia Day!

Posted on Dec 13, 2016

Alright, so I know this is a Swedish holiday, and I am not even a bit Swedish, but I couldn’t resist. And my husband is Scandinavian, so I’ll claim it on his behalf 😉 Little close up. I had way too much with the smoke. I blame Mucha for…pretty much the whole illustration. Here’s the […]

Night Princess

Posted on Dec 10, 2016

Aiming for a more middle grade fantasy vibe with this little princess and her Luna Moth friend. gorgeous reference photo thanks to Rafaax. I’ve scrolled though the sadly scant blog posts from the past few months and realized that while I’ve been terrible at blogging, I never explained why. So, to those of you who […]

She is the one called Sailor….

Posted on Jul 13, 2016

Every now and then I have to draw some Sailor Moon fanart. I just do. I’m a couple decades past trying to draw anime, but it’s still a huge part of my artistic background and I fondly remember watching Sailor Moon after school when I was a young impressionable teenager 😉 Here’s a couple progress […]

Nothing Says Summer Like a Watermelon Skirt?

Posted on Jun 27, 2016

I illustrated this summery little bit of fashion a couple weeks ago but I forgot to show you guys! If you want to see everything I’m working on right away, follow me on instagram @hannasandvig, I am much better at updating it often and posting sketches. Here’s a little process animation. The illustration is based […]

Camping in the Desert and California Quail

Posted on Jun 21, 2016

We went camping last week in Osoyoos, Canada’s “pocket desert”. It was so beautiful and there were california quail running all over the campground, I couldn’t resist drawing some when I got home! They’re one of my favourite birds, so adorable. What birds do you love?

Rainy Day

Posted on Apr 4, 2016

You can see the sketch for this illustration here. The puppy is for my daughters, they think that every piece I do should have a pet in it. Also, I want to dye the bottom of my hair purple, but I’m not sure if I’m brave enough. I like to live vicariously through my artwork.

Mermaid!

Posted on Mar 7, 2016

Another illustration of Etta, the protagonist of my upcoming YA novel, Mermaid Problems.

Etta’s Garden – Sketch

Posted on Jan 11, 2016

This is the start of an illustration for my upcoming YA novel, Mermaid Problems. This is Etta, hanging out in her backyard. I could see it so clearly in my head while I was writing, that I had to share it. Writing and drawing, my two favourite forms of telepathy

Floating Forest

Posted on Jan 4, 2016

She’s got a story, but I don’t know what it is. Do you? You can see my sketch here and my reference here

Merry Wookiemas

Posted on Dec 21, 2015

  Do you ever get the urge to draw Star Wars fanart…but you also feel that you should draw something Christmassy? Just me? Have yourself a merry little Wookiemas.