Blog

To me, my art is the connection with myself. If I’m not able to work out my artistic needs, I can’t feel my deeper self. It helps me get by in a lot of situations. Here, you can read my insights and the stories behind the paintings. You can also find stories about my sight and how I deal with low vision, connected to my artwork.

Super Studio Sale

I am having a big once-a-year sale on a part of my paintings at the moment! I've created a mini exhibition which you can watch below. Not all the paintings are displayed on this website, but please have a look at my Dutch website Toverzicht to see all my paintings. If you want to purchase one or...

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New Class Out Now: The Joy of Drawing Patterns

New Class Out Now: The Joy of Drawing Patterns

Yeah! Today is the day; we have launched a new class. It's an introduction to drawing and designing your own patterned paper which you can use for many purposes. In the class I guide you through a few simple steps to design your patterns on kraft paper. As soon as you're getting started with your...

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5 Ways to keep your artistic flow going

5 Ways to keep your artistic flow going

Often it is just happening. Daily life is taking too much attention and we forget how, or better said, when to create art. Or, we feel just a bit tired and find no energy... or no inspiration. The art of creating is not always making art itself. Sometimes we just need some inspiration from the...

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The Pros & Cons of Working in Your Home Art Studio

In this blog I will be chatting about the last year and how it was for me to get used to working at home again, after working in a light and spacious studio in an old school building for over two years. That place gave me the feeling of independence and growth, personally and in my art business. I...

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A walk around Schokland + Painting Time-lapse

In this video we take you with us on our walk around Schokland, a former island in the Zuiderzee, The Netherlands. It is a beautiful place, no wonder that it's on the World Unesco Heritage List. After we have taken these shots in October, 2021, I played with the idea of painting something inspired...

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My new studio!

As you maybe remember from my earlier posts, I had to leave my studio and was planning to continue my studio at home. I had a group of adults that really wanted to continue their lessons, but unfortunately they don't fit in our small living room... But, to everything is a solution! When I was...

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