Olle was a designer and illustrator but he could not draw people very well,
It was not until he was in his late forties that he started drawing birds and found his own drawing style.
Draw your black and white bird with personality and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
CHALLENGE 2: DESIGN packaging
In 1957, when Olle was 39, he was asked to redesign packaging for a chocolate manufacturer called Mazetti.
Not only did he design the package but he also thought about the product and changed the shape of the products in the packaging.
It was a great succes.
Some people liked it so much they hung it on their wall.
Take one of your favorite food products and try to rethink the design, inside and out.
You can just draw the ideas with colored pencils on paper, or use a digital design program if you like.
The most important thing is to think outside of the box.
Send your design to email@example.com and we will publish your idea. Plus send it to the brand – It might inspire them and they will appreciate it for sure :)
CHALLENGE 3: CAPTURE YOUR TOWN
When he was 21 years old Olle drew sights of Stockholm for postcards to make a bit of money. He presented them to publishers but no one wanted them. it wasn’t until he was in his eighties that they were published.
This challenge can be done in two ways:
Draw the main sight of your town.
The sights everyone knows well – but draw it in your own way.
Photograph your town
Try not to go for the main sights, but make it a bit more mysterious. Keep two things in mind
– The people who live in your town should be able to recognize it’s a photo of their town.
– Make people who don’t know your town curious about the place you live.