Art for me is a form of being. Just like breathing, I need to keep it going; to create something on a daily basis means to me having a purposeful existence in the world. This blog follows my creative journeys and thoughts on art and design and offers insight into my creative way of working, and being.

Surface Pattern Designer & Illustrator

Surface Pattern Designer & Illustrator

I am Heidi Vilkman, an illustrator and surface pattern designer. My art is influenced by my Nordi...
Summer Rain

Summer Rain

Summer rain is falling on the Finnish woods, sometimes accompanied by sunshine, at other times a ...
Where did the years disappear? (I am still here.)

Where did the years disappear? (I am still here.)

I can’t quite believe it has been so long since I last updated this blog – it’s...
Dream a Little Dream

Dream a Little Dream

The rain has ceased for the moment, but it has been battering these grounds for days on end now....
Icing on the Cake

Icing on the Cake

I landed in Finland on Tuesday night, during a heat-wave. This beautiful Northern landscape which...