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Prinses Máxima Centrum

Prinses Máxima Centrum

As you might know, I go to the Prinses Máxima Centrum (the national center for treatment of children with cancer) every two weeks, to make drawings for the children. I meet children that surprise me with their joy of life and their resilience. Yesterday, I…

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Prinses Maxima Centrum

Prinses Maxima Centrum

Every other Tuesday, I draw for children in the Prinses Maxima Centrum in Utrecht, the national center for research and treatment of children cancer. Sometimes, I receive drawings as well. The drawing on top was made by F. I gave her a private drawing workshop,…

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De Muur 63

De Muur 63

I always love the cycling magazine ‘De Muur’, but the latest number (63) with the theme of ‘cycling families’ must be one of the best issues I ever read. It all starts with the sweet cover picture of grandfather Raymond Poulidor and grandson Matthieu van…

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1003

1003

Whenever I log in to my website to write posts or add drawings, I see the total number of blog posts. I knew I was approaching the magic number 1000, so I was thinking of a special post to celebrate my jubilee… when all of…

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Prinses Maxima Centrum

Prinses Maxima Centrum

Yesterday, I made drawings for the children in the Prinses Maxima Centrum, the national center for research and treatment of children cancer. I often get questions if this volunteer work isn’t very heavy and depressing. Well: it is not. Of course, I meet very sick…

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Prinses Maxima Centrum

Prinses Maxima Centrum

Yesterday was my last drawing day of this year at the Prinses Maxima Centrum, the hospital where children with cancer are treated. I started this volunteer work for the foundation ´Tekenen voor Kinderen´ in June, when the Prinses Maxima Centrum opened its doors. Some 25…

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Prinses Maxima Centrum

Prinses Maxima Centrum

Tuesday, I went to the Prinses Maxima Centrum to make drawings for the children who are treated there for cancer. Sometimes, You meet children that don’t want a drawing, because they can draw everything themselves. Like Iris: she knew how to draw a dragonfly. I…

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Sinterklaas

Sinterklaas

Sinterklaas (the dutch Santa) seems to like our picture book ‘Kun jij dit?’ You can buy it here. Kennelijk vindt Sinterklaas ons prentenboek ‘Kun jij dit?’ wel leuk. Het is hier te koop.  

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Tekenen voor Kinderen – Drawing for children

Tekenen voor Kinderen – Drawing for children

Every two weeks, I draw for children who have cancer in the Prinses Maxima Centrum in Utrecht. It is very rewarding volunteer work (for the foundation ‘Tekenen voor Kinderen’), because the children are so happy with whatever I draw for them. There are children that…

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Prinses Maxima Centrum

Prinses Maxima Centrum

Yesterday I had a kind of jubilee. For the tenth time, I went to the Prinses Maxima Centrum (the dutch national center for research and treatment of children with cancer) for my volunteer work for the Foundation ‘Tekenen voor Kinderen’. Wojtek wanted me to draw…

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Vader & dochter

Vader & dochter

My daughter Meike (13 years) loves to draw. She went with me to urban sketchers meetings several times, concluding that sketching buildings is boring. However, last week she became very enthusiastic about drawing houses and last Saturday we went to make sketches in our neighborhood….

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Kun jij dit? *****

Kun jij dit? *****

On the website ‘In de Boekenkast’, there is another nice review  of ‘Kun jij dit?’ (the maximal 5 stars), written by Astrid Langeveld. So far, all reviews have been very good, so you can imagine how happy and proud I am. You can read it…

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Prinses Maxima Centrum

Prinses Maxima Centrum

Yesterday, I went to the Prinses Maxima Centrum (the dutch national centre for treatment of children with cancer) again, for my volunteer work for the ‘Tekenen voor Kinderen’ Foundation. I had some severe competition for the attention of the children, because world famous DJ Armin…

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Kun jij dit? – meer recensies

Kun jij dit? – meer recensies

It has been a while since ‘Kun jij dit?’ was published, but here are two recent reviews. I hope you understand I will not transalte them into english… Het is alweer een tijdje geleden dat ‘Kun jij dit?’ verscheen, maar hier zijn twee recente recensies….

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Maxima

Maxima

Yesterday, I had my third day of drawing for the ‘Tekenen voor Kinderen‘ Foundation in the Prinses Maxima Centrum, the dutch national center for the treatment of children with cancer. Top left you see Britt with her unicorn – see how the unicorn’s hoofs match…

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Tekenen voor Kinderen

Tekenen voor Kinderen

Yesterday, I went to the Prinses Maxima Centrum – the dutch national center for the treatment of children with cancer –  for my volunteer work for the ‘Tekenen voor Kinderen’ Foundation (Drawing for Children). The goal of the Foundation is to give the children a…

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Boekpresentatie ‘Kun jij dit?’

Boekpresentatie ‘Kun jij dit?’

Last Friday, Annemarie Muysert-Baars and I presented our book ‘Kun jij dit?’. The first copy of the book was given to two children of the Julianaschool, after we had read it to all the children of their class. They listened to the story, thought about…

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Stichting Tekenen voor Kinderen

Stichting Tekenen voor Kinderen

In a few weeks, I will start volunteer work for the ‘Stichting Tekenen voor kinderen’ (Draw for Children Foundation) in the Prinses Maxima Centrum, where children are treated for cancer. Today, I had a first try together with an experienced hospital-artist at the Wilhelmina Children…

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Taalklas Houten (the end – slot)

Taalklas Houten (the end – slot)

Last Tuesday, I had my last workshops with the children of the Taalklas in Houten. One and a half year ago, I joined the project ‘Een boek voor jou’, an initiative of Marit Törnqvist. She had the brilliant idea to offer refugee children (mostly from…

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Taalklas Houten

Taalklas Houten

All happy faces this morning at the Taalklas in Houten, where refugee children learn dutch. With the oldest group, we went out for a real urban sketching workshop. The kids loved it – and so did the teachers and I. I said goodbye to three…

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