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Ptičja svatba.

Sonce si je opomoglo, opazimo že prve cvetne popke in ptiči imajo ohcet! St Gregory’s Day is regarded as the Slovenian celebration of lovers. Finally, after a long period of winter, the sun regains its strength and we can see the first flower buds. It is believed that today, the birds choose their mates and give rise to the tale spread throughout Slovenia. Have you seen them? Click. Have you listened them? Coal tit        …

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Necklace.

March is actually here! My new UriKuri Necklaces are calling for Spring vibe and lighter clothes… Click for updates in my Shop. 

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Istanbul.

I was travelling by myself to Istanbul in 2008. There I met one of the greatest musicians and a darbuka player, a man with the golden groove, Hakan Kaya, who taught me how to play the darbuka. …two weeks living with the musicians in the heart of Istanbul, being part of turkish weeding, practising and listening to so many different kinds of folk music, smoking ”nargile”, drinking a tasteful ”çay”, a good black turkish coffee and ”Rakı” with friends… it’s for sure, everything ends someday, but good…

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Postcards!

Februar je tak mesec za crkljanje. Za nežnost. Za snežinke. Za razveseljevanje sebe in drugih. Vesela pa, da nekaj ‘frišnih’  UriKuri razglednic že počasi kličejo pomlad (klik). Kmalu pa seveda Pust, Pust širokih ust! Happy to announce that the limited edition of ”UriKuri Spring postcards” are now available in my shop (click). 

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Costa Rica. Nicaragua.

Memories…. …of roasting fermented Cocoa seeds in Granada, making raw chocolate bars and drinking hot cocoa with chili…so delicious! I admit, diving near ”Bat Islands” eye to eye with Bull Sharks…brrrr, it was scary! Such a magnificent animal! (I forgot how to clear my mask – what an amateur!). And a night dive in the Carribean ”Islas del Maíz” : a funny pose of a turtle, naping on a reef …cross my heart, I didn’t…

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Cuba.

While travelling, my main ‘tools’, carried in my bag, are always: a book made with cold-pressed watercolour paper (usually Moleskine or Stillman & Birn), my water brush (any kind), a few pens and of course my water-colour paints (Schminke). Sketchbook as my mini diary of feelings and stories follows me everywhere, actually since I travelled around Egypt for one month in 2007. I decided to share with you some of my fun memories from my travels and vacations.…

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Sheepie Rambo.

I received a kind mail from Kate with her photo of a sheep, called Rambo. Rambo used to live in Australia and Kate asked me if I could draw him. I said to myself: “Sure, why not, he’s so cute!!” I tried to paint him just the way he was from my point of view, courageous, persistent, strong but kind and soft-hearted at the same time. I really hope and wish that my painting reflects the correct image of him, do…

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UriKuri Calendar 2015

Z veseljem predstavljam svoj prvi UriKuri stenski KOLEDAR 2015!  Pri samem oblikovanju koledarja je imela prste vmes odlična Janja s Tiskarskega Škrata, ki je tudi mojstrsko povezala svojo tipografijo z mojimi ilustracijami. Vsak mesec je poseben. Tudi zato, ker je malo moj. Naj bo 2015 Tvoje leto!   Natisnjen unikaten koledar zase ali za darilo lahko naročiš tukaj ali na urikuriart@gmail.com * * * I am so grateful! My first UriKuri Calendar is finally here (click). Each month is unique. Let 2015…

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