Following my heart

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

Follow Me

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...

Art Journaling inspiration: using Greys and Red

Art Journaling Inspiration: Greys and Red A strange grinning figure with a sort of church tower on her (or his?)...
Blog, News, Personal
Following my heart
Blog, Personal, Portfolio
Follow Me
Altered Books, Art Inspiration, Art Journaling, Art Tutorials, Blog
The Altered Book Project
Blog, Personal
Personal: Pinterest is healing!
Art Inspiration, Art Journaling, Art Tutorials, Blog
Art Journaling inspiration: using Greys and Red
Art supplies

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.

Read more here

Art Inspiration

Inspiration

Sparks of inspiration.

Blog

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…

Continue reading
Art Inspiration, Art Tutorials, Blog, News

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…

Continue reading
Blog

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…

Continue reading
Blog, News

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…

Continue reading
Blog

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…

Continue reading

Popular posts

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...

Word of the Year 2017: Art