Tag Archives: Collage

Intuitive coloring

The origins of our Delft Blue pottery is in faraway places like China and Japan. Elsewhere. The map above is of Elsewhere. Next to it a shell, richly dressed in iridescent mother of pearl. It is a spread from a book on … Continue reading

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Some green with my blues

Painted On Canvas  We are like children We’re painted on canvases Picking up shades as we go We start off with gesso brushed on by people we know Watch your technique as you go Step back and admire my view Can … Continue reading

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Window in the wonderwall

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Moments of transformation

i-D magazine is showing a video on their website of Dries van Noten, where he explains about his inspirations, subject of his show in the Musée des Arts Décortifs in Paris. The fashion designer who came to be as part of … Continue reading

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Shattered in their own way

In school self portraits were made from magazines, collage style. Every portrait carried a name under it and a birthday, put together like a calendar wall. They may not seem very precise, rather fauve, with a lot of energy, but … Continue reading

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Cosy colored windows

It is a grey, wet, dull Friday morning in the city, at the end of winter, a day you would rather stay in and watch your favorite series on Netflix or cuddle up with a book and a pot of … Continue reading

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Everything starts with an idea

Ira Glass’ video reminded me of this: One from my digital archive, a stopmotion video I did for vtwonen magazine, executed by DPPLR Amsterdam in 2011. Everything starts with an idea.

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Real-food philosophy

The other day I read an inspiring article on the start-up period of the now successful organic supermarket Marqt. How the man behind the concept, Quirijn Bolle, pulled through difficult times, holding on to his believe in an honest and … Continue reading

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Autumn’s audition

Autumn is here. And although it’s the last stop before winter -and all foliage will have to go- it seems the leafage realizes they should give it their best, now or never. Showing off a fantastic range of exuberant colours … Continue reading

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The new Art Monkeys

My favourite art producing group in school is the 4 and 5 year olds. I like to call them Art Monkeys, as they use their unconditioned creativity to make the most inspiring and uplifting art. The new group (class of … Continue reading

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