Linocut experiments

When I was in Belgium a few months ago, I bought a few different types of lino to experiment with. Since this type was much softer than the one I usually use, it doesn't have to be warm to be cut in a gentle way....

Inside my sketchbook

We don't meet as often as I would like, the sketchbook and I. The cold winter days are short and dark and I'm struggling to fit everything that I want to do in the few hours of light. And it's too cold to paint or...

Wednesday Wanderings (04)

I wonder sometimes if I take too many photographs. I try to leave my camera at home when it's raining or really (but really) dark. At the same time, I think:"how can it be a bad thing with all the joy it brings me to...

Ceramics workshop | Borlänge

I started something new and exciting! When a friend told me about a course in ceramics, I was sold right away. ok, it's all in Swedish and I have to drive an hour to get there but on the other hand it's great practice for my...

A weekend off in a charming cottage in Orsa (Dalarna/Sweden)

The brisk autumn wind made the trees dance and pulled at the yellow leafs like a mean child that would pull you hair if she doesn't get what she wants. What would autumn want? Chasing away the carefree songs of summer? The endless days? We decided...

Finishing the ceramics

Do you remember the super cool birthday gift I got? In May we didn't only eat way too much delicious Belgian pie, more importantly we also attended a workshop ceramics in Västerås (Sweden)- which is about an hour drive from where we live. It was a...

"You know you can turn your camera, right?"

A while ago someone said to me: "You know you can turn your camera, right?" I hadn't really thought about it, but it is very true that almost all of my photographs are landscape instead of portrait. The two abnormalities in this case are the two...

Art & Antwerp: Antwerp Masters 2017

The opening of the Master exhibition by Sint Lucas school of arts and the Royal Academy of Antwerp was something I was looking forward to for months!  As an alumni of Sint Lucas and with lots of great memories of these intense four years it's...

Secret hiding spot & loppis treasures

Now the ice has melted and winter is chased away by the midnight sun, my secret hiding spot by the lake is back. A little dock surrounded by singing reed and birds that stop by. This winter I tried to remove some of the reed to...