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The Meaning of "Litha Studio"

The Meaning of "Litha Studio"

Why "Litha Studio"?  "Litha" is an ancient name for what we know as the Midsummer celebration.  It celebrates the longest day and the beginning of summer, but also marks the day when the light gets steadily darker until winter solstice. It's a day of the battle of light and dark.  For me this day stands for change and reflection. A day to celebrate what was and to be grateful of what we have, but also to think of what will be in the future and to prepare for it. 

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About me

About me

Nice to meet you!  I am Janina Gude, a freelance illustrator from the south of Germany, currently living in the beautiful city of Hamburg. At the moment I am about to finish my bachelor degree in Illustration at the HAW in Hamburg. I love to work with traditional techniques, such as gouache paint and colored pencils. During my studies I also had the pleasure to get to know traditional printing techniques like Etching and Lithoprinting. This really affected my way of working especially my digital workflow.  Besides working as an illustrator, I love everything that I can create with my own hands....

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