Following my heart

Following my heart After my graduation in 2003 from the Academy of Arts St. Joost in Breda, where I had studied...

Are you the new Art Journal Summer School 2017 Guest Teacher?

The Art Journal Summer School 2017 Guest Teacher Competition is here! Behind the scenes I am working hard to create a new...

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Naked as a newborn Okay. This feel like a huge coming out for me. I don’t know why I...

The Altered Book Project

The Altered Book Project A couple of months ago I was cleaning the attic and came across a beautiful book...

Personal: Pinterest is healing!

Who am I? One year ago this seaminly small question popped up in my mind: who am I? It was as...
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Are you the new Art Journal Summer School 2017 Guest Teacher?
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- 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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Inspiration

Sparks of inspiration.

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Water and paper

Water and paper My newest online mixed media art workshop called Water and paper is now available at bloknoteacademy.nl/waterandpaper. Download the supply list for free here. Water & Paper is a short, online mixed media art workshop. I will teach you a simple yet awesome mixed media technique using Daniel Smith water colours, Liquitex matte gel medium…

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The new Marieke Blokland

“Wazzup, what’s new!?” Well. There is nothing new about me actually. But I felt like writing this post, because some of you have been wondering about my most recent art work. I have had comments like: ‘Are you sad?’. ‘Are you depressed?’ ‘Your work is so different lately.’ or ‘Didn’t you…

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New website

Hi! Welcome on my new website! My old website was always meant as a temporary one when I started BloknoteAcademy.com, but I end up having it for over 2,5 years…. After receiving mails from google that my old website was hacked (Aarrgh, d*mn you hackers!) and with my new work…

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I am quitting my job.

I am quitting my job. Do you think I am joking? I am not. Allow me to explain. Two years ago, on February 11th 2014, I heard I was fired. After working for that company for 10 years. (But I am still so thankful it happened to me! Sometimes I…

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I am quitting my job.

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