Your painting failed… what now?

If a painting doesn’t “catch” ,  have the guts to paint all over it. Away with it! Although you have spent so long time to make something out of it. Don’t be satisfied with yourself. Always try...
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A long, hot summer

All of us, the land and the animals, are dying for a bit of cool weather, with rain! But, the weather is different this year, it is hot and sunny! Mostly we go elsewhere to bake in...
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Art-tour Muiden

In the weekend of 7 en 8 october 2017 we start the succesfull Art-route for the 10th time, I guess.

We change places with Muiderberg, because half of our members is from Muiden and the other half from...
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Sunflowers!

On this rainy day I had a strong need to paint the sunflowers that I picked in a field. They were there not as a cropfield by the way.
What van Gogh can, we can’t. But everyone...
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UITSLAG PRIJSVRAAG!!

En dan nu de winnaar van de prijsvraag die ik uitschreef op Facebook en op mijn website: “Waar is dit schilderij gemaakt?”

De oplossing was: Dishoek in Zeeland.

Er waren heel veel inzendingen, waaronder ook 3 goede! En veel lieve en...
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Free online paintinglessons

I was very busy with all my tasks and happy times, therefor too busy to blog much.

My 8 onlinelessons for free have started, only in Dutch I’m afraid, and I have lots of work to make them every...
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Hi! my webshop has a new look!

A new look for my webshop! I was struggling with my site, and now I hope you can all enjoy the new features, as there is: my shop with my pleinair paintings of the Dutch landscapes and...
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Seascapes in the Netherlands.

Seascapes never bore! There is always so much to experience when I go to the beach, whatever weather it is. This summer the weather is changing every day, sometimes it is cold, sometimes rain, or even hot....
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