Throw Back Thursday to Ceramics

#tbt Throw Back Thursday to some years ago when my back allowed me to sustain a ceramic business of handmade tableware. Pretty

Garden flowers

I have had a period of just painting with blue. Not on purpose. It wasn’t decided in advance, no plan! But this lovely s

Blue birds

I love painting birds. Never quite real but more fantasy birds inspired on the real ones that come visit the garden. This indi

Spring!

dutch tulip,of course

I took a walk around the garden this morning. Did I just see my tulips starting to grow? It needs to be winter first! I want w

Pomegranate

Two years ago I got a pomegranate tree for my birthday. It was promised to grow in the dutch climate which, let’s be hon

red Apple

One apple a day, keeps the doctor away”. That’s what they say. I love autumn because it is the time of the apple h

butterflies and moths

A while ago I made a series of fantasy butterflies and moths on gouache. There was a lot of interest then. I was busy with man

Sweet pink daisies

Considering how much time I spend in nature, it is not a wonder that I am drawing flowers all the time. Daisies, however, are

Escape the ordinary

Wouldn’t we all like to do that right now? although, what is “the ordinary” anymore. Reality changes on a da

art in times of quarantine

And here we are locked indoors in a quarantine. My daughter asked me if I had had a quarantine when I was a kid too. It was ve

8M Women

Watercolor blue and purple strokes

To some of my older followers, this watercolor pattern will not be new. The original artwork for this watercolor blue and purp

Little video

I made this little video a few days ago. It’s sped up, no, I don’t work that fast! I felt like playing with inks t

Meow.

Meow: Little kitty, messy kitty. Polite kitty. Always puts a [.] after his/hers meows. Meow came on a Sunday, when we were all

Totes

Let’s talk about totes. Are you the type that has a large tote full of smaller totes and bags hanging from a door handle

Happy rainbow

Lalala it’s a happy rainbow! this is one of those drawings that you have to wear when you are on a positive happy mood.

Redbubble prints my bubbles!

I finally got around to start digitizing some watercolors to be uploaded to Redbubble. If you click on Shop you will be direct

Rain and more rain

Relentless rain, wind and grey skies. A bit of it I don’t mind. I like snuggling on a couch with a book under a blanket

Art for my home

That is right. As strange as it may sound, this will be one of the unique times in which I have saved an original watercolor t

Spring Pattern

I know! It’s a bit too early for spring but the weather has been so weirdly warm that everything is growing already. Sno

Bestiarium Imaginario

Here a few more of these imaginary beasts from my Bestiarium. All worked with gouache and then digitized for a higher printing

Bestiarium five

It’s a cow? It’s a moth? Both??

Bestiarium four

Here is another one. This is still going. It’s a never endinv project I think. They keep coming to my imagination.

Bestiarium three

I am still wondering if I should make prints of these. They look so pretty framed

Bestiarium two

I kinda took a detour here on posting about my bestiarium. I started weaving and forgot to put here a bit about my butterflies

More warmth in rusty colors

And I kept weaving a bit more because I really wanted to put this combination of colors that was in my head, into a wool/silk

A warm bit of weaving

It’s cold and at this time of the year I love getting my loom out and spend some time weaving a few warm scarves for the

Bestiarium

A Bestiarium is a collection of beasts. Of all kinds. I like to imagine my own little Bestiarium. One full of imaginary little

Autumn

Autumn indeed! Time flies when you are doing a million things, right? I don’t know how many times I wrote “blog