Tag Archives: drawing

22-year old impression

This is a drawing I made in a field on Lanzarote in 1994. Today exactly 22 years ago. Many memorable events happened since. Now this moment is part of a new composition of frames in our staircase. The other day a … Continue reading

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Betrayed by technique

The painting above was stolen last Thursday from the Castelvecchio Museum in Verona. It is part of the robbery of masterpieces worth an estimate €15 million, and among them are works of great names like Rubens, Tintoretto, Pisanello and Bellini. But … Continue reading

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If you love London

you will  l o v e  the work of Caroline Harper! Art director and set dresser by profession –Turner, the film, being one of her projects- Harper was blown away by the art of map making, and inspired by the work … Continue reading

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Peace in the world

From geographicalimaginations, green is peaceful, red is horror.  

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Stylish forecast

Que sera sera, what ever will be will be… but (!) if you would like to have a peek, know what the future may hold, you can now order your forecast for 2016 by zodiac sign, carefully written by Astrologyzone’s Susan Miller. … Continue reading

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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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Favorite spots

This year’s youngest group in school -the 4 and 5-years old- have accomplished an incredible difficult task with such marvelous results: They were asked to visualize their favorite spot in winter. Think of the stress of choice! But they have … Continue reading

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Amsterdam

Wonderful drawings bij 8 year olds of their home town, Amsterdam. I absolutely adore each and everyone of them. Amsterdam to me was a magical magnet for many years before I could move here. These kids grow up here, and these … Continue reading

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Sew me a picture

     

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Color marathon

Looking out of the front window this morning I saw no end of colorful sporty outfits on parade, and I realized it’s the Amsterdam Marathon today! Our house is on the edge of the city centre, about 7 kilometers from the … Continue reading

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