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Marloes De Vries

But who is Marloes?

Originally I’m from the peaceful North East of the Netherlands, but living in the busy West of the country since ten years. I’m probably going to move back though at some point. I illustrate children’s books, make comics for kids and adults, teach creative entrepreneurs about the business side and increasingly work as an autonomous artist. I am currently working on paintings about ‘finding home’. I can be found in England part of the year, while hiking over a hill or swimming in the sea, I bloody hate onions, and hope to have a vegetable garden and keep six chickens one day. Read more about me here.

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What is the difference between the English and Dutch edition?

The language of course, but the Dutch edition also contains more content. This is because I create a lot of work for the Dutch market, which is less interesting if you don’t speak that language.

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How often do you send me a newsletter, and when can I expect it?

About once a month. Usually in the first week of the month, but sometimes that differs. Very occasionally you can expect an extra edition, about once a year.

How do I stay informed about the sale of your paintings?

The best way is my newsletter. Subscribers get access to the sale first, before going on social media.

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I’m currently using Flodesk. If you create an account with this link, you get 50% discount.

Do you send mostly sales-newsletters?

No, because I find such newsletters annoying too. My newsletter is more like a mini-magazine. Here is an earlier edition of the newsletter, so you know what to expect.

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If you open the newsletter on your phone in dark mode, this might be indeed the case. At the top is a link that says ‘Read in browser’. If you click that, you can read the newsletter just fine!

Can you learn me how to make newsletter that people enjoy reading?

I can! I offer an online class called ‘newsletters for artists and creatives’ in which I teach all about the nuts and bolts of an interesting newsletter.

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No, it’s not. In fact, it’s not even legal.

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