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Johan Vestly

Johan Vestly (November 24, 1923 - November 28, 1993) was a Norwegian illustrator, artist and film producer.

Johan Vestly was born in Oslo, Norway. After taking his secondary education in 1943, he studied at the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry as well as privately. He also stayed in Paris in 1949. Originally a painter, Vestly was represented at the Norwegian Autumn Exhibition in 1947.Johan Vestly illustrated his first book in 1953, and later illustrated most of the books of his wife, Anne-Cath. Vestly. Together with his wife, Johan Vestly twice received the Illustrasjonsprisen awarded by the Norwegian National Library Authority (Statens bibliotektilsyn). In 1964, the husband and wife team was honored for Knerten gifter seg and in 1976 for Guro og nøkkerosene.Vestly also worked as a television producer on several programs including the television series Guro and directed a documentary on Norwegian skier pioneer, Sondre Nordheim. Norway's stamps for the 2010 Europa issue under the joint theme of children's books featured illustrates by Johan Vestly. The stamps featured Mormor og de åtte ungene (Grandma and the Eight Children) from the seven books series written by Anne-Cath. Vestly.

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Some of their strengths

Johan Vestly has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Optimistic, Hardworking, Energetic, Generous, Honest, Intelligent, and Passionate.

Adventurous and Independent

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Johan Vestly is someone who is an adventurous, independent, and energetic person, who is insightful, imaginative, generous, and honest. A person who is a bit of a "lone wolf".

Charming and Sophisticated

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Johan Vestly well know them as someone who can be classy, glamorous, and worldly, like jewelry.

Optimistic and Frank

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Johan Vestly as someone who is optimistic, principled, adventurous, and direct.

A person who isn't shy about expressing their opinions, loves competition, loves learning things themself, who is known for being inventive and original, and who loves being surrounded by friends and loved ones.

Charismatic and Instinctual

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Johan Vestly is someone who handles stress better than most people, and who tends to have a powerful charisma and convictions.

They are also someone who is balanced, organized, and in-charge, and who loves traveling, working hard, and figuring out the patterns of things.

Optimistic and Quick-witted

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Johan Vestly tends to be someone who is optimistic and spontaneous, and who has a clear and analytical mind. Who can be witty, with a happy-go-lucky- nature that makes others cheerful, and who possesses an adventurous zest for life.

Some of Johan Vestly's challenges

While Johan Vestly has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Johan Vestly can be Impulsive, Careless, Hypocritical, Self-centered, Suspicious, Stubborn, and Pushy.

Impulsive and Careless

One of Johan Vestly's key challenges is that they are someone who can be impulsive and careless.

Johan Vestly must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs.

Pushy and Restless

Johan Vestly is someone who can be arrogant and bossy, who can have difficulty concentrating and focusing, be unable to separate emotions from business decisions, and who can engage in excessive spending in support of an expensive lifestyle and habits.

Irritable and Callous

Finally, Johan Vestly also can be short-tempered, childish, insensitive, and careless at times.

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