Der Tshaynik – A Yiddish Folktale (part 5)

This last instalment has been quite a ride! After writing the text for the story, I was suddenly faced with all manner of challenges: how exactly do I depict letters of light, heavenly realms, and angels? So I took my time and felt my way along. I love what came out of the process. I …

Der Tshaynik – A Yiddish Folktale (part 4)

When I began working on Der Tshaynik (The Tea Kettle), I imagined the process would be similar to that of The Tale of the Silent Woman which I wrote and illustrated during the 100dayproject back in 2018. Each day, I produced a single page, not knowing what would follow on from there. 'Der Tshaynik' has …

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