I Never Argue on the Internet but I Like to Shut People Up

In my opinion, arguing in the virtual world is a waste of time and energy. I like having a bit of a fruitful discussion once in a while because I like learning from… Continue reading

A Witness to Violence

Daily Prompt: Witness I’ve seen physical violence in movies. It is not pleasant to watch but at least I know nobody really got hurt. About three years ago, it was different and it… Continue reading

New Blog and Blog Pause!

Hello my dear Sausages! In the last few days I realised that at the moment I have very little to say, which is for the most part caused by the fact that I… Continue reading

I am early this time!

Four days ago, my sketchbook for the Sketchbookproject 2017 arrived! And of course I immediately started working on it. First of all, I completely took it apart, cut all the sheets in half and… Continue reading

Daily Prompt: Paint

Let the word “paint” be my madelaine and tea, a flood of memories coming towards me, waves of emotions carried by five little letters. Paint, that’s the smell of my new room in… Continue reading

Anyone Can Draw – #5 Take Classes

First things first: I don’t think there is anything wrong with being a self-taught artist. And especially as a beginner, you might think taking a class (be it live or online) is a… Continue reading

Don’t read any success stories…or read loads of them!

Most of us are brought up with the idea that you can have success* if you just work hard enough. Or if you follow some kind of recipe, as if success can be… Continue reading

Anyone Can Draw – #4 Foolproof (and Cheap)

Today I am going to show you a technique that was introduced to me by a teacher. He works at a school for kids with learning disabilities and I met him at my… Continue reading

Anyone Can Draw – #3 Start simple

Today I am going to introduce you to the wonderful Koosje Koene (see her website here). She is an illustrator and art teacher who lives in Amsterdam and she does great tutorials on youtube.… Continue reading

Anyone Can Draw – #2 Start with a Squiggle

The Squiggle comes from a guy called Nate Padavick. He is the head behind the Doodle Theory Club.  According to Nates theory, the given abstract shape called Squiggle defeats the fear of the blank page… Continue reading