What better workshop to help you cool down in midsummer than Cool Watercolor Faces? (And for those on the Southern hemisphere…this is the perfect online workshop to get a summery buzz in midwinter 😉 )

“MIRROR, MIRROR…” the online Gouache, Mixed Media and Story building class is now online!!!

Learn Visual Storytelling & Gouache and Mixed Media Basics!

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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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Latest blog posts:

Color wheel and meeting my unknown sister

Color wheel and meeting my unknown sister

The unknown sister Last Monday something VERY exciting happened. For the first time I met one of my YouTube followers in real life! Caroline visited our country and proposed to meet...which we did! We and our husbands spent an unexpected marvelous afternoon in the...

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New Color My Page Challenge + format review

New Color My Page Challenge + format review

Big Color My Page Challenge news!!! Hi everyone! It's been a bit quiet on my blog, but I've been brooding and producing...I have a new online art class coming up (news and sign up at the end of this week!!!) and I've reconstructed the Color My Page Art Challenge a...

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Life Book 2017 Sneak Preview

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?

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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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.”