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 it is a good way to replace the awful New Year’s resolutions for something more achievable and less strict.

My word of the year 2017: Art

This year I chose as my word of the year 2017 the word: Art! I hope that 2017 will be all about art for me:

  • I will present my new body of paintings that I have secretly working on at three large Dutch art fairs. Like this one!
  • In 2017 I want to focus on creating art daily, to creative more creative habits. (Did you know that I will post art journal prompts weekly in my new Facebook group here?)
  • I became a member of a Dutch professional artists organization as I want to focus more on presenting myself as the artist that I also am, next to all other activities such as the writing and creating e-courses.
  • Teaching you about art is one of best things ever and I really look forward to sharing lots of art with you in 2017!

What is your word of the year 2017?

Looking forward to reading yours, as we might be able to inspire each other!

With love,
Marieke Blokland


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