This blog is dedicated to my two passions: drawing and coding. You are very welcome to have at look my talk sketchnotes, comic-posts or portraits I do of people I meet on the streets.

Empowerment



Black Empowerment & intersectional feminism accompanied me these past months. I am deeply thankful for it being a source of empowerment and growth. I feel how I gain strength by listening to these great women of color & intersectional feminists. “Intersectional feminism is the only way to go, because women* are intersectional human beings.” Linda...

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Render Conference 2016



In April I attended Render Conf in Oxford UK. Render Conf was a two day frontend conference packed with truly inspirational talks and community activities. During and after the conference my feelings were somewhere between absolutely in love, confused and heart-broken, when the conference was over. ♥ ♥ ♥ Read below why you should go...

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Comic Style Street Portraits II



Here is another set of portraits of people I met. Sometimes I leave out parts and don’t color them because it looks more interesting. Moreover, I have to admit that sometimes I do color the clothes differently than on the original picture.

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Comic Style Street Portraits



In 2013 I started portraying people on the streets. I asked them if I could take a picture and made an illustration afterwards. I was interested in trying to create a ligne claire illustration based on the picture. Modern fashion styles and interesting looking people inspired me. Here are some of the portraits…

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Public Transport Portraits



Earlier this year I started to portrait people in the Berlin public transport. I am spending more than an hour every day in the trains so with drawing people I can use the waiting time in a meaningful way while practicing my portrait skills. I try not to disturb people. I draw them mostly when...

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Euruko 2015 Sketchnotes



In October 2015 the european Ruby conference Euruko took place in Salzburg which was a fallback for Kiev. Unfortunately the conference couldn’t take place in Kiev in 2014 but the organizers put incredible work in making the conference in Salzburg an unforgettable event. Find some of my sketchnotes below: Koichi Sasada Lightweight Method Dispatch on...

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Barcelona Ruby Conference 2015



Baruco and FutureJS combined made Full Stack Fest in the first week of September 2015. I attended the Baruco, the Barcelona Ruby Conference. I am wondering if it is ever possible to attend a conference unbiased after having organized one yourself. 😥 I helped organizing eurucamp for 2 years and now I feel I have...

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Fairies in Barcelona



I met this two beautiful women in white dresses in Carrer dels Tallers in Barcelona.

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Chaos Communication Camp 2015



This year I attended the Chaos Communication Camp, which is a five-day open-air event organized by the Chaos Computer Club and a lot of volunteers. People from all over the world came together to discuss technical, social and political topics. They built their tent villages and cool electronic/light installations. The Ziegeleipark Mildenberg was a great...

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Portraying people on the streets



Looking out of the window I recognized a woman with a bike. So I couldn’t resist and made a drawing. I love the Ligne claire comic style from Belgium. Especially Hergé’s comic adventures of Tintin. So I do this kind of drawings to learn about: how to draw people in Ligne claire style how to...

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Ruby User Group Berlin - August 2015



I sketchnoted all talks at the Ruby User Group Berlin in August 2015. The RUG::B was hosted by bitcrowd. They provided two awesome curries. Florian on Unicode: Hukl on Hackers. Rin on neural networks with Ruby.

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Euroclojure 2015 Sketchnotes



The european Clojure conference took place in Barcelona this year. All the cool Clojure kids came together and attended the talks about data structures, code analysis, ClojureBridge, real world applications and much more. When Alex Petrov entered the stage I decided to take visual notes and published them afterwards. What I didn’t know was that...

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Ruby User Group Berlin - May 2015



Sketchnotes from @sferik’s talk about Ruby symbols 💀.

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Ruby User Group Berlin - October 2014



I sketchnoted all talks at the Ruby User Group Berlin in October 2014. Find the notes in this post. Sketchnotes from @fischerjulian’s talk on Cloud Foundry and Bosh. Sketchnotes from @polarblau’s talk on Content Security Policy. Sketchnotes from @eljojo’s talk about how he build his own Twitch-Plays-Pokémon

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