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To paint is to love again

To paint is to love again

Today some views from my Hahnemhle Watercolor Sketchbook. To me it’s an Art Journal, but with watercolor papers that I like to fill with doodles in watercolor. One of my favorite activites. To paint is to love again. Its only when we look with eyes of love that we see as the painter sees. His […]

Fill a tiny journal: Colorful

Fill a tiny journal: Colorful

Colorful to me, is an easy prompt. I can do almost anything and it would fit within the category of “colorful”, or flip to almost any of the pages in any given journal and it would be that; colorful. I love happy, bright colors so so very much! If ever there was a time that […]

Fill a tiny journal: Heart

Fill a tiny journal: Heart

Today is the first Friday in a series of 9 that I will be sharing a page for the series Fill a tiny journal. You are invited to join in and share your tiny journal page on the theme “heart” – on your own blog or on instagram for example, using the hashtag #fillatinyjournal so […]

Note to self: Shake things up

Note to self: Shake things up

Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them. Marcus Aurelius As with everything I think it’s important to not do “the same” all the time. […]

Starry Nights and Wintery Scenes

Starry Nights and Wintery Scenes

For a while now I’ve been paying member of the workshop community called Skillshare. It’s a great resource for creatives, where you once you pay the fee, have instant access to all of their thousands of online workshops. There are workshops on digital communication and marketing, how to edit video and production work, sewing, crafting, […]

Writing a letter

Writing a letter

I got stacks of letters that I got when I was younger, maybe from my teens until I was 20 or so? I used to put a lot of effort into writing letters when I was at that age, maybe because it was the time before Internet and e-mail? It makes me feel rather old […]

Nanami Cafe Notebook

Nanami Cafe Notebook

History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside. John F. Kennedy Did you know that writing paper from Japan can be as thin as 52 gsm? I used to think that the copy paper I use for […]