maandag 16 april 2018

maandag 9 april 2018


Being surrounded by green colours, like this aquilegia-plant...

results in green patterns...

donderdag 5 april 2018

The Letter S

Nice graphical detail in the Werkspoorkathedraal,
in a rather dark corridor. At first I did not notice it, but always look up ;)!

vrijdag 30 maart 2018

Creative life: maker's fair

A craft fair on an industrial location: Creative Life 2018.
Graphic design, botanical art, diy, etsy etc. all together on one location,
so many makers to visit. It was really nice!
Here is an impression:

A lot of inspiration for ETSYmadeinNL in November 2018!

maandag 26 maart 2018

Moss inspiration

Nature inspires by colour, shapes, tones, colour combinations, 
even sounds like the whispering of the leaves.
I like the close-ups of mosses.
Here it is combined with blue paint, a nice colour combination:

maandag 19 maart 2018

Portrait by Willem van den Berg

In the same museum I found this portrait of a Dutch labourer,
I quite like the style. It is painted by Willem van den Berg (1886-1970).

Portrait by Willem van den Berg

maandag 12 maart 2018

Dutch folk art

There is quite a variety of folk art in the Netherlands,
however we often forget about them.
I visited a museum this weekend which showed the ordinary life of 
fishermen in the beginning of the 20th Century (around 1920), it is called Zuiderzeemuseum.
People put a lot of effort into making ordinary items into treasuries for life.

This chair for instance:

Or this one:

And what about these: