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My drawing and painting life

Playing with natural elements

I’ve been teaching a drawing class for weeks. We use the space on a local playground. I love this place, because it has lots of trees, water and sand, opportunities … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 · 5 Comments

Some blurry faces

I’ve been struggling a bit with the question when or how to begin blogging again.  It’s probably best to just begin again. No plan. So today I’m just sharing some … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 · 6 Comments

I’m still here, drawing and painting a lot

I’ve been quiet on the blog. But no worries, I’m drawing and painting. A lot. I’ve just been keeping to myself for a while. When you are silent for a … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Drawing my food

The other day we had friends over for dinner. For starters we had pumpkin soup. Before cutting up the ingredients I made this drawing in my sketchbook. I’m certainly not … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · 6 Comments

RIP Dick Bruna, creator of Miffy / Nijntje

On February 17th word came out that Dick Bruna, the creator of Miffy (Nijntje in Dutch) had died. I drew two Nijntjes the next day, to remember the man, the … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Abstract sketchbook play

The other day I was feeling like playing in my sketchbook, just making abstract marks on the page. I bought new watersoluble pencils and crayons a while ago. I love … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · 4 Comments

Playing with line

Repeating an idea I got from a class by Diane Culhane. Drawing with a line, just seeing what comes as you go from left to right and back. It’s a … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

Giraffe!

This is the result of some drawing practice preparing for my drawing class. I can’t help it. I just go back to how I learned how to draw better. And … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Z is for (wonky) zebra

Ha! I love this wonky zebra. The wonky shape is a result from the kind of drawing we did: blind contour. ‘Blind’ in this case means: not looking at the … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Fireworks for the drawing club

I’m happy. Moving ahead with the drawing club for teens. Next Thursday I’m starting a new series of lessons. Fun!  We’ll make art work like the piece above.  I made … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · 2 Comments