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11 inspiring illustrators – illustration inspiration

I am always looking for inspiration. Inspiration is everywhere to be found; if you know where to look. You can find it in song lyrics, when you take a walk outside or in a recent happening in your own live. Inspiration is everywhere. Other illustrators can be a source of inspiration too. When you search on the Internet you can find talented artist in no time. This blog post will become to long when I write about every illustrator who’s work I like. But I would love to share some amazing illustrators with you.Lees verder/continue reading

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A new patterndesign

Since I followed the course ‘illustration, digital and analog’ I know how I can make patterns. I find it a lot of fun to make them :). Sadly I didn’t had the time to make new ones lately. A few weeks ago I was just sketching some leaves and it occurred to me the elements would be perfect for a pattern. So I took my sketches and made them into line-art. After that I choose a color pallet I gave it color.Lees verder/continue reading

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Inktober 2016 was awesome!

This year I participated for the second time with Inktober. Every day of October I made an illustration with ink. It is an awesome way to learn and to become better as an atist.

I love to see how big Inktober has become. It is a worldwide event and it really takes over Instagram, Facebook and other social media. It’s fun to watch en see what others make.Lees verder/continue reading

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Clay experiments

A few days ago I wrote on Instagram that I like clay. And that is true. I love clay as a material. When you want to make something with clay, you are completely free in what you want to make. It is different than drawing, but it has similarities to. Wherever you have a piece of paper or a piece of clay, you are free to make whatever you like :).Lees verder/continue reading

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New picturebook for inspiration

Last saturday I was in Utrecht. Of course I had to visit some bookshops! In one of the bookshops I found a cool picturebook with the Dutch titel ‘Het Dieren Jazzcarnaval’. This book is written by Taï-Marc le Thanh and Rose Poupelain.

When I saw the cover of the book I loved the book immediately. The colors are so bright and the illustrations are very detailed. Lees verder/continue reading

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Halloween jewelry

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Halloween is Coming…

Halloween, my favorite holiday of the year. I just love Halloween! I'm trilled to see Halloween gets bigger and bigger in The Netherlands every year. With spooky and scary events everywhere, there are many things to do. The jealousy I feel when I see decorated houses from America, damn! So amazing how much work people put in Halloween decorations. The Halloween home decoration in the stores here are also becoming more and more each year (hurray!).

Because I am a big fan of Halloween I decided to make an Halloween jewelry collection. I started a search for cute, fun and spooky Halloween jewelry components. I used those components in designs with techniques from my comfort zone like marbled textures and crackle textures. The Halloween collection has a variety of necklaces, earrings and bracelets.

This slideshow gives a impression of the Halloween collection:

The Halloween jewelry collection is available in my Etsy shop and on my Facebook page.