My mom by Sanne Thijs
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On June 11th 2008 it was mothersday. We were visiting our grandmothers house and were sitting cousy in the sun under the tree. Like always there was a lot to talk about. And at the same time i let my mother talk with here mother and sisters. But i also took my sketchbook and drew my mother with a blue pen. And this is the result.
I am still in love with this drawing. So simple and real.

(i found this drawing again because i was looking in old sketchbooks. I just gave them all a spot on a nice cupboard that i bought.)

Sanne Thijs was born and raised in a quaint little village in Belgium. Since she was little she has had a love for the creative. Because language, imagery and theater fascinated her, she went to the local art school.
Later on she spent several years at the MAD-faculty in Hasselt and ultimately she got her bachelor in Visual Design, option illustration in Sint-Lucas at Ghent. After her studies she settled in the vibrant Ghent to start her career as an illustrator.

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  • Julie-Ann Vellios
    Julie-Ann Velliosabout 4 years ago

    moving and very lovely

  • thank you Julie-Ann :)

    – Sanne Thijs

  • amagala
    amagalaabout 4 years ago

    Amazing! You look a lot like her, don’t you ;-)

  • Thank you,
    My sister really looks like my mom.
    I am really a mix of my father and mother. So i only have some features of here.
    But i like it to be myself :D

    – Sanne Thijs

  • Ben Kern
    Ben Kernover 3 years ago

    Beautiful lines…. simple and real, indeed!

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