This year’s 2016 Calendar features Mysterious Heads with Alba’s Zany Instagram Squares inside them. Available print on demand on white (with or without photos) or on blue. A lot of the time while I was making this collage illustration I was listening to Otherppl, Brad Listi’s brilliant podcast about writers and writing. I was thinking a lot about […]
Here at Alba’s Empire we understand how tiring it is being fresh, original and above all authentic. So, we’ve taken the think out of “thinking-woman’s-crumpet” so you don’t have to. The result is “The Daily Cliché” a series of mass-produced, one-size-fits-all artworks. Never look slightly to the left of someone’s eyes at a party again […]
Well, perhaps “What is Alba’s Empire?” might be a better question. And here’s the answer: Alba’s Empire is my illustration nom de plume (de pencil?) & the name of my illustration studio. The Empire is an imaginary place full of strange animals and stranger humans, and even stranger humanimals. I mostly make drawings the old-fashioned way with […]
Elena Kaufman is a professional writer, actor and educator with a wealth of experience on the stage and behind the lecturn. A graduate of the Writing MA at Oxford University, she not only writes long and short fiction, she can teach you to maximise your voice and body potential with her amazing workshop programme: vocal […]
More than one million kids in 60 countries have enjoyed Kindermusik since its beginnings in the United States in 1978. Hamburg’s very own Kindermusik Studio is run by dedicated ex-pat American entrepreneur Karen Bergquist-Lüth. Karen aims to create a musical experience that will engage children and their families in the fun and excitement of exploration […]
…Let’s make it brilliant, dazzling, exciting, exhilarating, stimulating, vivacious, coruscating, effervescent, lively, vibrant, ebullient, sparkling, shining, bright, gleaming, glittering, twinkling, coruscating, flashing, shimmering, shimmery…and all that! If you’d like a free copy of our 2015 The Sun & The Moon Calendar, featuring the mysterious Victorian Lady with the zany ‘Times Square’ patterned skirt, just contact the studio! […]
I so love designing identities that I just dang well went and created one for myself; I now have my very own spot. The SCOTT. Design + Text spot comes in a variety of colour ways and, occasionally with an owl.