Preparing for Inktober 2017

Inktober is a 31 days drawing challenge on instagram, hosted by illustrator and cartoonist Jake Parker. You will receive 31...

Art Journal TV

Welcome to a new episode of… art journal tv! Hello dear art lovers and friends, How are you? What...

Art Journaling with kids

Art Journaling with kids Share your passion for art and art journaling with your kids, cousins or grand kids! Here...

Tiny Watercolor Palette Journal Hack

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Preparing for Inktober 2017
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Art Journal TV
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Art Journaling with kids
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Free Online Art Journal Workshop For You
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Art Supplies

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Marieke Blokland
About Marieke Blokland

Hello. I am Marieke Blokland, an artist from the Netherlands. My paintings are a mixture of children's book illustrations, icons, graphic design, the love for art supplies and my fascination for folklore and craft techniques.

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Art Inspiration


Sparks of inspiration.

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Following my heart

Following my heart After my graduation in 2003 from the Academy of Arts St. Joost in Breda, where I had studied graphic design, I started painting serioulsy. I created painting after painting. I painted a lot. Even had exhibitions! But in 2007 I got pregnant with my daughter and that is when I…

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Follow Me Mixed Medi Painting by Marieke Blokland
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Follow Me

Naked as a newborn Okay. This feel like a huge coming out for me. I don’t know why I am so frightened to share this. But here it is. Here is my soul, naked as a newborn. “Follow Me” Contemporary I have been making a lot of larger more contemporary…

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Word of the Year 2017: Art

Some of you know that each year I pick a word of the year. Just a word to focus on throughout the year. This word may change throughout the year, when I feel it does not help me. Know that this is not something that I take too seriously. But for me…

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