My Chinese Ink Painting Day

These made me happy. By being alone and do my own thing keeps me calm. This year is my self-development year. My art grows together with Alice. Hopefully she will expand her creativity in her way with a good influence from us.

Wish you all a great evening. Greetings from Amsterdam.

Thank you for being around in my life. It’s a destiny that we met, talked or learned about each other.

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I do sometimes organize Chinese Ink Painting workshops in Amsterdam. See below is the one we did last year in my old studio.

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A great day spent at a fishing village

It is always my dream to visit more Dutch charming village and able to paint Plein Air. I was invited by my friend Rik Verdenius to join a workshop organized by Jan Min. They  both are Watercolorist, master member of IWS World, committee member of IWS Holland.

We met in the little village near Hilversum, it is called Spakenburg, the weather is perfect for plein air. I can not be happier.

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Your Weekend Boutquet

 

I am starting a personal project. It is called "Weekend Bouquet". I got this idea from the flower companies. Each colleague will leave on Friday with a weekend bouquet. It is a way to thank the colleagues for their hard work of the week.

I want to give back to the society by design weekly weekend bouquet card to share on my facebook page to say thank you family and friends and want to say to them.

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The lesson that I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that a love of garden gives.
— Gertrude Jekyll

 

 

Every Artist needs a sketch book

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    Hello world, it is very scary, I put myself out here to write my first ever blog post here. Nowadays every artist uses Instagram to show their work. Why the blog?

   Simple reason: It is my visual journal to record what inspires, motivates and gets me going as an artist.

    It is not anything new to have a sketch book as an artist. Actually many of us have bought and used many sketch books. But does any one of us keep up doing sketches daily? I wish I could do more. By having this blog post job, I wish to motivate myself and others who will now make time to draw and doodle.

    I am not going to make a long story each time. But just show up and keep it simple with my drawings or pictures which related to the world of art, design and illustration.

    Simple rules for myself to keep on going:

  • Show up, I can not promise that I will write each single day, but I will try to write each week.
  • Keep it interesting. I will show up my own pictures and illustrations. These are all copyright protected. Please respect me as an artist. Do not use my images without my written permission.

xx

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