So many ideas! But in order to avoid the obvious, I asked a couple of friends for advice. One is Scandinavian, living in England. The other is English, living in Scandinavia.
I researched lots of their ideas and in the process, learned quite a bit about Sami culture.
I didn't end up drawing any people or reindeers and not a hint of snow!
Here are two of their suggestions.
(*Update: I caved, keep scrolling, there is another illo!)
|Land of the midnight sun|
Oil pastels, about A5 size on pastel paper.
|Draugen Oil Platform|
Fineliner on A4 copy paper
So, I caved towards the end of the week and drew Sami people after all.
Fine liner, A4 copy paper