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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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Angoulême 2018

Angoulême 2018

Although I have been an enthusiastic comics reader from the moment I learnt to read, I had never visited Europe’s most important comics festival, the Festival International de la Bande Dessinée in Angoulême. This year I just had to go: one of my favourite comics…

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Fijne Feestdagen & Gelukkig Nieuwjaar – Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Fijne Feestdagen & Gelukkig Nieuwjaar – Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

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Warm sweaters – Warme truien

Warm sweaters – Warme truien

This morning, I went to the Taalklas in Houten (where refugee children learn dutch), to have a drawing workshop. The pictures above were taken in the youngest group. I started by reading/showing to them the picture book ‘De verrassing’ (The surprise) by Sylvia van Ommen…

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Sinterklaas in Culemborg (2)

Sinterklaas in Culemborg (2)

I made this poster for a Sinterklaas play on Saturday 2 december, in De Gelderlandfabriek in Culemborg. Ik maakte deze affiche voor de Sinterklaasvoorstelling ‘Wachten op Sinterklaas’. De voorstelling wordt volgende week zaterdag, 2 december, twee keer opgevoerd: om 13:30 en om 14:00. Kom allemaal…

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Glazen Huis Culemborg

Glazen Huis Culemborg

Every December, the dutch radio station 3FM organises a week of fundraising for the Red Cross, called ‘3FM Serious Request’. DJs present a six days non-stop radio show from a ‘Glazen Huis’ (‘Glass House’). This year my town Culemborg has its own ‘Glazen Huis’. I…

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Get the creeps! – Gruwelijk eng!

Get the creeps! – Gruwelijk eng!

Yesterday, I had a workshop in the Taalklas Houten, the school where refugee children learn the dutch language. The theme of this year’s Children’s Book Week is ‘Get the creeps!’, so I wanted to make scary masks with the children. Even if the teachers wanted…

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Growth – Groei

Growth – Groei

Yesterday, I visited the Taalklas Houten again – the school where refugee children learn dutch. Since april, I come there every month to have a drawing workshop with the children. I have seen impressive progress and growth with these kids. On the pictures you see…

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Monster fishes in Gorinchem – Monstervissen in Gorinchem

Monster fishes in Gorinchem – Monstervissen in Gorinchem

Last Tuesday, I went to the AZC (Refugee Center) in Gorinchem to draw with the children there, most of them from Syria, one from Afghanistan. Very popular among the children were the monster fishes, demonstrated on the pictures by Ahmed & Ahmed. I think some…

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Taalklas Houten (4)

Taalklas Houten (4)

Today was my fifth visit (a second time with my drawing partner Ivy) to the Taalklas Houten, where refugee children learn the dutch language. I have been in the two groups I worked with today twice before, and the progress they are making is remarkable!…

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Taalklas Houten (3)

Taalklas Houten (3)

Young artists showing their art work: a sea filled with fishes, crabs, octopuses and a seal. These are the youngest children of the Taalklas Houten, refugee children from Syria and Eritrea, who learn the dutch language. Well done, boys & girls! Jonge kunsternaars met hun…

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Slow Exploding Trees

Slow Exploding Trees

An infographic about an art project by Jos Bregman (click on the image to see a larger version). He wants to give a second life to trees, by turning them into objects and by tracking these objects on the internet. Jos opened a gallery for…

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