Janne Robberstad

Welcome to my site! I work as an eco-designer, an artist, as a teacher and as a researcher, and creating, or ARTING as I prefer, makes me happy! This is both a portfolio of things I´ve made and a blog meant to inspire.

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Archive for August, 2010

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Ship o´hoy!

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Pearls given by the sea, a miniature fishing boat, a red ribbon of hope; this is my sailing-outfit. Or at least my newly-made necklace.


Thursday, August 5th, 2010

A quick collage playing with If´s theme artificial: From the time we´re born until we die, we´re kept busy with artificial stuff that isn´t important. -Tom Ford-

July winner

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Oh, it´s long over-due, I know. So with no futher ado, here is the winner of July´s goody give away, a pair of earrings: Shelly at A wee bit warped I met her at Artfest this year, and just like me, she is also going to be teaching at Artfest 2011. Yay! We´ll be colleagues! […]

London: color and culture

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Color and culture. Well, I can´t go to London without going to the theatre. This time I saw two shows at the National Theatre (not musicals!). The first one called Warhorse, from WW1, about a boy and his horse, how they both go to France to fight in the war. An extraordinary show. You can […]

England: medieval, antique and vintage

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Great Britain has 12 000 medieval churches. And over 350 000 houses from the 16th century. Most of which people still live in. How cool is that! History is everywhere in England, especially if you move outside of London. History, and inspiration. I spent the weekend near Guildford, Surrey, south of London. This is from […]

August Goody give-away

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

I am so happy and grateful, and have so much to celebrate! 1. I´ve reached over 25 ooo visitors from over 60 countries! 2. I´m teaching at Artfest! 3. I´ve opened an Etsy-shop. (There´s not much there yet, but it will fill up) So this month I wanted to splash out a bit on the […]

The Girly-girl-bag workshop

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

Today it’s official for all the world to see: I am going back to Artfest, and this time I am going to teach! You are welcome to join me and over 500 other wonderful people April 6th to 10th 2011 in Port Townsend, Washington, USA. The sewing machine is my friend, and has been for quite […]

Celebrate August

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

August is Artist Appreciation month! Yay! How cool is that! Let´s make a lot of art! 1. Write limericks just for fun. Begin each one with “There once was a girl named _______” or “There once was a town called ______”. Go around the dinner table and have each person make up a limerick for themselves […]

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