itsmebeauty.com x Christina Kohlmus
Featured Artist: Christina Kohlmus from www.ceekaycee.com
Ho-Ho-Ho, guys! It’s already that time of year again. Yep, you’ve guessed it, glittering decorations are being hung, gifts are being frantically bought and the smell of cinnamon spice latte is in the air – Christmas has arrived!
With the coming of the festive season, we are really proud to announce our Christmas Special Edition, which features our second collaboration of the year with the incredibly talented artist and entrepreneur Christina Kohlmus. Christina’s joyful artwork is the perfect thing to get you in a jolly mood that even Santa would envy! Today we met up with the artist in question to have a chitchat about her art, confidence, and, of course, Christmas!
# Artist Profile:
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“My name is Christina. I’m 37 years old and I live in Hamburg. I am a graphic designer, illustrator and cat lover. Two years ago I founded my illustration company ‘Ceekaycee’. I have a pretty broad portfolio so I get to experiment with a lot of different ideas, which is fun and great for the creative process! This means I do a lot of different artwork ranging from illustrations for children’s books to corporate design.”
“I see inspiration everywhere. I always have my little drawing book with me. In my spare time I love watching anything involving romance and/or horror I know, I know, they are such a contradiction; you can call me crazy if you want [nope, we think you are absolutely adorable!]. At the moment, I’m super into the series ‘The Walking Dead’. I also do ballet and pole-dance! They keep me fit and help me to clear my head [she is smiling and we are giggling]. Inspiration is a funny thing, sometimes you feel so inspired and sometimes you feel so empty. That’s why I love changing things up. It helps me to remain balanced, and gives me an awesome creativity boost!”
“The most important thing for me is to feel good in my own skin. I love my skincare, and I really embrace my beauty rituals. You know, I have a lovely vintage make-up vanity [so Hollywood glam!], it’s really something special. I love taking time for myself and enjoy skin-care and make-up rituals. I truly believe that confidence comes from the inside.”
# Christmas Spirit
“Christmas is a time of true happiness for me. My family and I have very old family traditions. Every year we spend Christmas together. We visit Christmas markets, drink Gluhwein, buy sparkling decorations and enjoy the quality time together. This is Christmas Spirit for me – spending time with my loved ones!”