Meet the maker

A small introdution

So here are some facts about me:

  • my name is Leila (obviously)
  • I’m in my 40’s
  • I got 3 children (2 boys and 1 girl - 22, 17 and 8 years old) yeah I know... dont get me started on explaning how that happend
  • At the age 17 I started working in an artist supplie store and I still do. Artist are such extravagant people that every day is fun.
  • I didn't finish the academy for art
  • Never touched alcohol untill I reached 36 and I only started cause my mum told me so 
  • I love ugly dogs
  • I like odd people and places
  • For the last 10 years the only shoes I walk on are dr. Martens
  • I rediscovered being an artist in 2020
  • I cant decide if i like the printmaking more or the painting, but do I have to?
  • When creating I forget every sence of time
  • I don't have a studio so all the magic happens around the house
  • I have tattoos and I’m proud to have them. Oh and I still want more...
  • Sometimes I think I should have lived in the 70’s. All love and peace man 
  • After my first marriage I married my childhood sweetheart. I love the way we fight and the way we love
  • Love to dance in the rain
  • Even with the struggles of every day life, life is getting better as we figure out who we are
  • In my family we all have a passion, wether it is music, dancing, art, sports, you name it
  • ❤️🖤🤍 love is all