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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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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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