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03.08.2019

When you get an email from art director SooJin Buzelli you know you are going to make something special. The texts are never easy but SooJin provides the brief with a sharp and brief summary. If you follow her instagram account you can see a wonderful mosaic of illustration styles and see which art direction […]

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interview on the Gumclub – about working with an agency

03.06.2019

As you might know: I am a happy member of the Gumclub. A dutch online magazine about illustration. This time Thalysia | Stokwolf – one of the co founders – interviewed me about working with and for an agency. I talk about my experiences with Lindgren and Smith and I realize I am a lucky […]

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we went to the market

11.22.2018

together with the lovely Tamar from Toko73 I went to the Roots Market in Castricum. She makes elegant, colorful jewelry. And I could buy a sweet swallow necklace from her. We had a lovely, cold, day. It was so good to meet people who pick up my work, talk about it, and buy it. I even […]

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mondaynights at the Wackers Academy

11.14.2018

Every Monday night I spend a few hours at the Wackers Academy: mixing colors, looking for shadows and lights, trying to find the right expression and making minimal changes with the incredible patient and skillful teacher Arnout Killian. this is how I left my girl last week. I like the image better for this week’s […]

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messyparade

09.24.2018

I love to run in the mornings. When the city is in a rush and everyone is hurrying, I just run without purpose. The moment I enter ‘our park’ feels like a present: everything is so quiet, green, nice. I always meet the same people (and dogs!) in this park: the friendly Turkish man with […]

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back to school – paint

09.13.2018

My Monday night couldn’t be better. Thirty minutes cycling through Amsterdam and ending at the Wackersacademy. I started a very serious painting course: improve your painting skills. I enjoy it so much! And we laugh a lot too. Mijn ideale maandagavond: een flinke fietstocht door Amsterdam die eindigt bij de Wackersacademie. Hier volg ik sinds […]

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summer

09.07.2018

It seemed endless this summer. We discovered our city in a new way. Water was our best friend. We started the day with a dive in a pool or jumped in the Amsterdam canals after a long sweaty day. It is fascinating to see the change of movement of the kids from hot land to […]

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Vienna and the Masterclass

08.08.2018

I think I am addicted. I am addicted to the truly inspiring Masterclasses Atelier Olschinsky organize. I am addicted to working in such a talented group of students. These 18 creative talents came from 14 different countries. I am addicted to the light studio Verena Weiss and Peter Olschinsky turned into a stylish home, with […]

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I went to the Rijksmuseum and …

07.21.2018

I love the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. And after one of my visits to the museum I made some drawings, inspired by the work I had seen. And this is what happened to them: Some of my favourites formed a set of postcards which I sell in my Etsy shop. I still have a weak spot […]

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Handpicked by Anna and Renée

07.18.2018

Handpicked by Anna and Renée has moved! The new address is: Fnidsen 54 Alkmaar photo’s by Renée I am so happy that these cool ladies sell my work. Their new shop looks even better than the previous one. They really know how to make a shop look like a fab place and bring all the […]

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workshop voor Flow

07.13.2018

photo by Anita Oosterbosch On a sunny Thursday afternoon I was back at Atelier Oosterbosch. Valesca van Waveren organized an inspiring workshop for ‘the image team’ of Flow Magazine. I could give some assistance. And was happy to be back in this wonderful place with the best host in town: Anita Oosterbosch. The art you […]

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06.20.2018

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