Textured Paper and Illustrative Art Journaling


My friend Lena and I went to a workshop SoulCollage yesterday evening at In Beeld (in Middelburg) and I'm still a bit impressed what the evening brought me... On my wish-list ('themes' and ideas I want to work with in the near future) that hangs on my window sill I noted "do something with … [Read more...]

Chronicles and WINNER!


It's been seven weeks ago that I published my Chronicles art journal pages on my blog. Now you may think that I have a lots of weekly spreads to show you then but no... I'm a bit behind with creating in my Chronicles (2 weeks to be exact) and also, I don't want to overfeed you with spreads. Today I … [Read more...]

woyww #324 and art journal pages


Good morning beautiful ones, and a beautiful morning it is. Blue skies and white clouds... a famous 'Dutch sky' like Jacob van Ruisdael used to paint (and many more famous painters.) I can see such a sky right through my window, although it does not show on the photo. The photo is from the work desk … [Read more...]

Mixed Emotions – online workshop Art Journaling


I have wonderful news for you, sweeties... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmXfvk8p564&feature=youtu.be   Mixed Emotions - Online Workshop Art Journaling A Six-Week online Art Journaling Workshop taught by Marit Barentsen and Michelle LaPoint-Rydell August 31 – October 8, 2015 Now … [Read more...]

Quirky Dutch Summer #6 Guest: Revlie Schuit


Deze post in het NEDERLANDS lezen? Klik hier   Quirky Dutch Summer Do you have no idea what 'Quirky Dutch Summer' is all about? Read this post first. All the posts - newest at the top, oldest down below - can be found here. There is a Facebook group for sharing your QDS work … [Read more...]

(I taught a) Colorful and Sunny Workshop


I taught an art journal workshop yesterday - we created several basic pages with templates using mono-printing & spray ink techniques. It was a small group of five ladies, which was marvelous as there was time to get to know each other and connect. I had a fantastic day and so did these ladies! … [Read more...]

Ocean Breeze, Birds Chirping… and Tour de France


My friends at Casper, a relatively new mattress company based out of NYC, are on the hunt for some 'sounds to sleep to.' When Alyse - an employee at the company -  contacted me to brainstorm about  a blogpost about  'Sounds that make you fall asleep' I was all in and came up with the idea to … [Read more...]