Jot! 2018 - the journal e-course

Let’s jot it down! Finally Jot! is here! The long awaited pre-launch of my new e-course that will officially...

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

Journal hack: Tiny Watercolor Palette In this blog I am sharing with you an idea how to make a professional tiny watercolor...
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Jot! 2018 - the journal e-course
Art Journaling
Preparing for Inktober 2017
Art Journaling, Blog
Art Journal TV
Art Inspiration, Art Journaling, Blog, Personal
Art Journaling with kids
Art Inspiration, Art Journaling, Art Supplies, Blog
Tiny Watercolor Palette Journal Hack
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Art Supplies

- Did someone say art supplies?!

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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I am a Made With Envato winner!

Bloknote is a Made With Envato Winner for January 2017 *Yay!* I have won a prize in the category ‘Audio and Video’ with the Made with Envato competition, with my video ‘Greys and ‘Red’. For years I have been using audio music from Audiojungle, a part of the Envato market place, for…

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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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