New pics

Just before her pregnancy leave the lovely Hanke Arkenbout did a photoshoot with me for my new book. She and I went to the beautiful Kralingenbos in Rotterdam. I had never been there before, but it’s close to where she lives and I’d always wanted to go there, it’s a famous city park. Hanke is […]

Book presentation Nature Moments

What a wonderful weekend to have the Nature Moments book presentation! There was sun, there were bees, dogs, old friends, new friends, family, colleagues, former colleagues, instagram friends. I got to tell them how this book came about, people started seeing nature with new eyes, there was beer, there were snacks, it was just a […]

Special limited edition + shop

To celebrate my new book, I made a surprise box in a very limited edition. It’s a… #Flowerstages Starters Kit. For people who love flowers just as much as I do. There are lots of goodies in there, handpicked by me. If you count the hours I’ve put into the box, it’s worth a thousand […]

Workshop Nature Tonic

Lately, I’ve been giving more workshops, more focussed on drawing nature, because of my second book: Nature tonic. In an hour or longer, I give different assignments around drawing natural objects. I’ll teach you how to draw them without stress and being distracted by your critical mind, but more as a way to connect with […]

Happinez Festival

Last weekend I attended the Happinez Festival as ‘an artist’: I gave a workshop every day in the Moon Yurt.  I talked about how creativity can help us to be more mindful, and how mindfulness helps us to be more creative. And how, in the end, these are all means to find little moments of […]

Look! my new book ready for pre-order!

Oh my! I just checked Amazon and saw that my next book is already out there to be pre-ordered. a bit soon, I would say, we’re still in the process of making it. But it looks so nice! This book is all about nature, and how to have a nature moment every day. Illustrated by […]

Creative Flow workshop

I was invited to do a Workshop Creative Flow at Adr. Heinen Bookstore in Den Bosch. A wonderful bookstore, one you wished you had around the corner. So much space, so much beautiful books, and a little cafe attached to it. In the cafe I held my workshop, 14 people attended, of all ages. They were […]

Flow 10 years!

Hip hip hooray for 10 years @flow_magazine !! This Dutch ten years’ jubilee issue features my ongoing personal project: flowers in different stages of bloom. A project that I started three years ago, just for fun. Because flowers never fail to make me happy. And Flow never fails to make me happy either.