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Spring is here

Tree hut marker illustration

Spring tree hut

Well actually, it has been here for at least a week, but since tomorrow is Constitution Day in Norway and that usually (not always) properly marks the arrival of spring, today is probably a good day for this illustration.

I think I only built a tree hut once when I was a kid.

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Diana Mini and origami crane

Diana Mini and origami crane marker illustration by OJ Kielland

Diana Mini and origami crane

I bought my Diana Mini out of necessity when I was in Beijing a few years ago, as my digital camera decided to finally stop working on the very first day of my stay there.

I had only been walking around Sanlitun for an hour when I saw the Lomography store, and realised here was my chance to not miss any more photo opportunities. At less than $100, including a few rolls of film, it seemed worth it at the time, and it absolutely was.

I have knocked this poor thing around quite a bit, but the simple plastic construction just won’t break. Apart from the lens cap, which I lost on the third day, of course.

Though I have to admit, sharing photos takes me a while – I am pretty sure I still have a roll or two of film shot about a year ago.

The above illustration was a result of me feeling like drawing something boxy, and when I needed something more on the page I resorted to origami, which I had just been busy with at work. I guess it turned into a proper hipster sketch.