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"So she began to paint flowers all over the wall. They were large, substantial flowers because the brushes were large, and the dye soaked right into the plaster and looked intense and transparent." Quote from "Moominpappa at Sea" by Tove Jansson Tove Jansson, Moomin Books, Moomin Valley, You Draw, Children's Book Illustration, Illustrations Posters, Fairy Tales, Kawaii, Drawings

Muumi From Tove Jansson's book Moominpappa at Sea / Moominmamma painting - not available

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Moomintroll and Snork Maiden by Tove Jansson Moomin Valley, Tove Jansson, Poster Prints, Art Prints, Posters, Children's Book Illustration, Fairy Tales, Troll, Artsy

The Discreet Charm of the Moomins

I was introduced to the Moomins when the first Japanese translation of Finn Family Moomintroll by author/artist Tove Jansson came out. It was love at first sight: There was someone who wrote and drew, and she was a woman. Jansson became my first role model, before I even knew of such a concept. (Today, I am a visual artist who writes, and live with a black cat, just like the one Jansson held in the jacket photo on that first Japanese edition.) I devoured every volume that followed…