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I’m Mandy van Goeije, a Dutch artist/illustrator/teacher. With a head full of inspiration I relentlessly try to find ways of expressing myself in imagery and language, helping others to do the same.

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Online Workshop: Mixed Media Character Faces!!!

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New Online Workshop upcoming: Mixed Media Character Faces II – Black ‘n Booze!

Painting expressive faces the easy way and finding your own visual voice at the same time!

Do you want to learn to paint mixed media faces in a fun and intuitive adventure? Then keep an eye on the upcoming Black ‘n Booze edition of the online Mixed Media Character Faces workshops! Thanks to its playful and intuitive nature, this course is suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced patinters!

Launch: September/October 2016

Latest blog posts:

Journaling fast and easy: a simple triptych

Journaling fast and easy – when big feelings and thoughts happen So it seems our neighbour in the-house-with-the-garden-with-many-trees no longer lives there. The place is being done up, so we’re wondering if it’s about to be sold. The sad part about...

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How do you deal with unexpected characters showing up? When making art, it’s good to let things happen. Going with the flow often results in the most stunning works of art. But that doesn;’t mean that the process always flows as easily as a river....

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I’m teaching at Art Journal Summer School 2016!!!

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David Bowie on expression:

“There, in the chords and melodies, is everything I want to say. The words just jolly it along. It’s always been my way of expressing what for me is inexpressible by any other means.”