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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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Life Book 2017 Sneak Preview

Life Book Sneak Preview Life Book 2017 has started!!! I checked out the first two lessons and it promises to be a good, very good year!!! I'm teaching two lessons in this wonderful year-long art journaling course...the bonus lesson I'll keep secret for now, but my...

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What resolutions did you make?

I never took New Year's resolutions seriously. But this year I have one. Racing cars and hyper-focus You see, I'm kind of a formula-1 racing car. I carefully engineer my plans and then I take off in a dash, leaving people amazed at the speed and noise with which I go....

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Best wishes and Life Book update

Hello from the cocoon, dear people...I've already retreated from the dark and cold outside into my warm nest, filling it up with lights and love, to celebrate the return of the sun...the longest night is already behind us on the Northern hemisphere... How are you...

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Color my Page #2: QoR watercolors demo and review

Ahhhh...finally I've been able to sit down and film the Color My Page demo and review of QoR watercolor paints! You chose colors that offered a bit of a challenge, but the paint was so fine it worked out nicely! Check out the photos and video below! What is the Color...

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FAQ about my watercolor paint reviews on YouTube

With a growing YouTube audience, I get asked certain questions A LOT! Thus far I've been trying to answer everybody individually, but it's becoming a rather time-consuming job, so I figured it would be a good idea to answer the most frequently asked questions in FAQ...

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Art Journal Page: La Feuille Verte (incl. process photos)

Bluh. Fall hasn't settled yet and I'm already down with some obnoxious virus. But only half down, so I decided no work, just play on an art journal page today! Creatamins are incredibly good for your health, you know 😉 I did a random painting trying out my Kuretake...

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Online Workshop: Mixed Media Character Faces!!!

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.”