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How to make a habit of creativity

During the summer I started painting landscapes. I had time on my hands because of loss of work due to the crisis. Best time ever, honestly. I’ve been saying for years how I would love to do more personal work and it took a crisis to do it. I took some online courses, created two paintings I enjoyed and then after a few months jobs started coming in again, so I neglected painting I have started, but haven’t finished a painting since.

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What sketchbook for illustration to get

If you’re an illustrator or just have a passion for drawing, you’ve probably been there: you’re in an art supply shop filled with the most lucious sketchbooks. But what sketchbook should you get? Depending on what you want to use it for, and what…

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My love for mid-century furniture and pastel colours

In January I moved into my new home. It’s hard to believe that already six months have passed. We had to do a small renovation from top to bottom, but still… It’s not finished yet. But it’s getting there! Hopefully in six months I…

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Solo travelling to the Peak District

In June of last year I travelled to the Peak District in the UK for three weeks, by myself. It was the best gift I could have given myself. Three full weeks of sleeping in, hiking, exploring, enjoying nature, sleeping in a little hobbit-cottage…

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Making a book: Volwassen worden is optioneel

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? The last couple of months I worked incredibly hard on one of my biggest projects to date: my comics book Volwassen worden is optioneel. For over six years I have been making little comics and doodles about my…

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Goodbye, little home of mine

After living in my little apartment (45 m2) in Rotterdam for over 5 years, it’s time to say goodbye. In January I will be moving into a new house. I knew I had to leave one day because, well, it’s quite small if you…