Category Archive: Drawing

Low Budget – Last Minute – Christmas Decorations, including a quite long explanation why I do what I do

I grew up in a house that was crammed with Christmas decorations from the first of December until mid-January. The tree went all the way up to the ceiling and was so overloaded… 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

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

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

Anyone Can Draw – #1 Start with a (Given) Doodle

I was browsing youtube the other day, watching a bit of this and that, mostly TEDx talks about writing; when I stumbled over this guy who talks about drawing, and that most people think… Continue reading

This is for you

You can colour it in, draw more, add some text – whatever you want to do with it. And of course, if you do, I would love to see your finished artwork: #zenflowers… Continue reading

My Sketchbook is online! – #SBP 2016  


I hope after this little drawing, the monkey will finally do what it’s preaching.