Category Archives: CREATIVE CAREERS

TRAVEL DIARY | New York City Revisited

This week I will be in New York City with my 14-year old son. Exactly a year ago we stayed in Brooklyn, and loved it. I could live here, my son cheered. I so agreed.  –  We had such a … Continue reading

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NOTE TO SELF | I Want To Paint This

  The drawing I made before I looked up the photo’s. I remembered it by day with the sunlight beaming in on either side of Matisse’s glance. It was Diana Ross singing Mahogany that made me think of Matisse’s self … Continue reading

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ALERT | Debbie Millman

  Today I found Debbie Millman, through Creative Review’s newsletter.  

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Inspiration | Venetian Lagoon Green

  I’ve just come back from Venice, Italy. The green of the lagoon, moving wildly, yet so calming.

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Today’s Inspiration | Teacher Of The Year In Washington, Robin Hand

     

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In Case You Missed This | Charles ‘Lil Buck’ Riley doing the Dying Swan from The Swan Lake

  In Holland we have a longrunning tv show called Zomergasten (Summer Guests) on Sunday evenings during the summer holiday. The guest sits opposite the show host in front of  a giant screen on which favorite fragments of film, documentary, … Continue reading

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NEW WORK | Au dessus du canapé | Nice 2019

  I worked on something I did earlier. Last summer I spent time in the dark room, printing old negatives. It’s an image of a little souvenir I treasured but lost. the music here

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Color Inspiration | New York

Looking forward to visiting again next October 🙂 [now play the music]

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Freddy Mercury Doing A Smokey Robinson

  Staring at the fabulous marble pattern for maybe just a moment too long, I started to see the face of Freddy Mercury… …which reminded me of… the wonderful rare recording that was handed to me on a special playlist, … Continue reading

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Sounds From The Wonderful Universe Of Dot by Su U. | Now Make A Drawing

  This is a soundscape composed by Su, my fellow student in the artist teacher training BIK. She played this to a group of 7 year olds to inspire a drawing class. The only clue they were given was a … Continue reading

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