Needle felting

esther molina needle felted chicken

From a short time ago I noticed that craft shops in Japan are selling sets and tools to do needle felting. I have to say that the first thing I saw was a needle felting book with pictures of adroable fluffy creatures. I totally fell in love with them and I wanted to try to make some. The sales staff at one shop told me that it was very difficult to make them. So, because I was so busy at that time I didn’t make anything.

Recently these super cute felt animals, figures or accesories are everywhere and the ones for sale are not exactly cheap. So, I decided to squish my schedule and start to make them ^____^

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Coloring Book Vol. 2 from Doodlers Anonymous is now available!!!

Esther Molina Doodlers Anonymous Coloring Book Vol. 2
Doodlers Anonymous Coloring Book Vol. 2

Can you imagine an awesome coloring book made up of wonderful doodle artists from all over the world? That is exactly what the Coloring Book Vol. 2 from Doodlers Anonymous is.

A compilation of doodles from 60 different artists from all four corners of the world. This coloring book can be enjoyed by people of all ages, it is not just for kids.

I still can’t believe my drawing was selected for this project! Is a real honor for me and a big dream come true. ^___^

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Hello Everybody!!!

esther molina en la pedrera barcelona

Hello everybody! Welcome to my new website!(before it was

My name is Esther Molina, I’m from Barcelona and I’ve been living in Japan since 2004. After travelling to japan for holidays a few times I decided to leave my life in Spain and live in Japan.  I’m happy to say that even though this was not easy, it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made in my life.

I love to paint with watercolors, write, take macro pictures, go for long walks and feel the nature around me. I adore trees and leaves, the ocean and lighthouses and taking relaxing baths with aroma oils.  I really like dolphins and my dream is to swim with them someday. I get a lot of fun out of cooking recipes from different countries, sitting for hours chatting with friends in a cafe enjoying the best cappuccino and traveling to charming places. Lastly, my secret obsession…I am a stationary freak.  It’s a serious condition for me… ha, ha, ha! XD

Ever since childhood, I have loved drawing and playing with color.  I’ve never been able to control my desire for mixing colors and I decided it was finally time to share my creations ^___^.  My first exhibition in Tokyo was in 2011.  You can see some of these paintings on my personal blog:

I studied IT and graphic design in Barcelona. I work as an announcer, reporter and illustrator at NHK World Radio Japan. I have opened a shop in Etsy.  You can find my artwork there; these include cards, paintings and photographs.  I hope you will enjoy my work, perhaps it will inspire you, most of all I hope it will make you smile!

With love,