• The moment I became aware of the fact that my work was evoking emotions, I dared to name myself an artist.

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  • I dream to make art that gives the spectator the exact same feelings and emotions as the ones I poured into it while creating it.

    Guest teacher: Michelle LaPoint Rydell
  • I challenge myself to use different techniques and explore different materials. I always learn something by varying.

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  • I continue to work through the mistakes I make. It takes me to unexplored paths and shows me new directions.

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  • There is nothing more rewarding than teaching workshops. The creativity and positive energy that a group of participants sends your way is just amazing!

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About me

About me

Marit Barentsen. Daughter of the Sea. Art Journaler. Writer. Art Teacher. Mixed Media Artist. Bookbinder. Wannabe Mermaid. Free Spirit.

Publications

Publications

My art has been published in various magazines. There are also links to online interviews, guest blog posts and various online articles.

Workshops

Workshops

Creative workshops (both live and online) for everyone who is interested in art journaling, mixed media and bookbinding.

May 3: "Middelburg Booktown"

On this day, I will exhibit my hand-bound art journals in Bookstore "De Drvkkery."
Art Journals

Art Journals

An art journal is a visual journal containing both words and images. Art journaling nurtures my soul. View my journals in this gallery.

Mixed Media / Others

Mixed Media / Other

Besides keeping art journals I also work ‘outside the books’ sometimes. You can find it all in this gallery: from monotypes to collages.

Mail Art / ATC

Mail Art / ATC

Mail Art: art on a card, a postcard becomes art. Artist Trading Cards (ATC’s): 2,5 x 3,5 inch cards to trade and collect. It’s all in this gallery.