Author Archives: wisdomofwork

About wisdomofwork

I have a passion for publishing: I wear a designer's hat, editor's coat, and publisher's shoes. See more about my work at www.lianesebastianillustration.wordpress.com.

Continuity of Construction

The curious mind does not shy from an existential dilemma. I confront a life-long theme of creating the new versus preserving the old. The illustration series for Allendorf/Lahn represents the past, present, and future perspective of domestic evolution. Continue reading

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The Pioneers of the Pioneers: ironwork innovators

Out of disaster, this story of convergence, un-sung heroes, and innovators set the foundation for the industrial revolution. From the personal becomes the universal. Continue reading

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Ancestor Access: Allendorf an der Lahn

Blending past and present is well expressed in Allendorf/Lahn, Germany. I have Illustrated several of their 300 year old buildings that show this integration. Continue reading

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Historical Hessen Hints

The influence of technology and politics filters down to affect the small villages circa 1600s. In the battleground of the Thirty Years Wars, Southwestern Germany was the stage for the conflict and the innovations. These factors show in family history data. But how to pinpoint to the actual events? Continue reading

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See the Clues: Dangerous Behavior of the Narcissist

Explore the dangers of a common personality disorder, prevalent and untreated. Here are eight techniques narcissists use in their grab for power. My illustration expresses visually the environment they create, and the article explores how they set it up. Continue reading

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Geography and Genealogy

To reveal the story in any surname means visualizing where it comes from. It has geographic proximity and community context. While creating a map illustration for my family reunion this summer, there is lot more information from simple numbers than … Continue reading

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Search for Symbolic Clarity

An overview on current projects can express the use of integrating various media. Anchored around single illustrations that represent thematic directions, I share several creative directions. Continue reading

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