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My drawing and painting life

June: drawing and painting faces

  Faces are a great subject, but most of us find it hard to draw or paint a face, many are too scared to even try. When I worked at … Continue reading

June 3, 2017 · 6 Comments

What makes a drawing look real?

  I’m preparing for a drawing class. What to show and what to tell. And I’m going through my own drawings of the past two years, especially the ones from … Continue reading

May 11, 2017 · 2 Comments

Little tree – on my art table

Inspired by a class by Dar James – Stained glass trees – I’m working on this little canvas. I can’t wait to get back to the studio to continue! You … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 · 3 Comments

Practice drawing of the hand

A simple drawing from last week. Practicing contour drawing. I couldn’t help myself and added some shadow. You can tell I’m left-handed from this drawing. Did you realize that when … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · 3 Comments

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