Art and Illustration

 

“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.”

– David Bowie

For me, it’s colour and texture

 

Latest Activities…

Make Art & Help the Earth!

Make Art & Help the Earth!

Today the wonderful Art Package Art for Earth is launched, 25% of which is donated to Treesisters.org. I am one of the contributors with a brand new online course + bonus e-book!

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Morning Collage

Morning Collage

Kickstarting the day I am currently refurbishing my website and to be honest, it's quite a boring job and I long to paint. But since both websites and painting are time-consuming activities, the painting will have to wait a bit. A few days I crept behind the computer...

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And some more activity…

Speedpaint and new Art Journal Pages

Speedpaint and new Art Journal Pages

Speedpaint video + a little about gouache Last week I painted this floral pattern painting above. It was a wonderful, colorful and relaxing process that I wanted to share with you in this speedpaint. At the same time I was writing an article on gouache. I figured, why...

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Illustration Friday: Resist

Illustration Friday: Resist

Illustration Friday contribution Finally I had time to sit down and do another illustration for Illustration Friday! I've missed doing that and it's been a fab day working in between chores and errands. But the illustration is there. This week's theme was "Resist". I...

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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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Best wishes and Life Book update

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

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

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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