design // Dream catcher, colourful drawings of a fairy
De Dromenvangster (dream catcher) is a short story, written in Dutch by Curaçao author Elodie Heloise, about an adorable fairy who helps to transform dreams.
design // Behind the scenes video // Mireille’s Dress
From unbleached cotton to handpainted dress, creating this dress was a lot of work. I made a ‘behind the scenes’ video to showcase the process of creation.
textile // Cornflower dress
I needed a unique dress for a special ocassion. When I was about to create the dress I noticed that the fabric I planned to use, appeared to be sheer.
textile // Triaxial weaving
I was wondering what happens when you add a third layer to a weaving pattern. It turned out I am not only who had that thought. It is called triaxial weaving.
painting // Fabric // Pink Rose
Creating a pink rose on 100% cotton unbleached fabric with posterpaint and textile medium.
painting // Wood panel // Pink Rose
Third wood panel painting with Creall pearl mix, poster paint and oil painting to create a vintage look and feel.
travelling // Capturing flowers in The Miracle Garden, Amsterdam
I prefer to avoid Amsterdam. It is way too crowded and too touristy. However after seeing the Instagram posts of The Miracle Garden I changed my mind.
travelling // High tea at ‘t Buiten Huys near Breda
Hidden in the woods of Rijsbergen – a five minute drive from Breda – you find ‘t Buiten Huys, an ideal place for a leisurely high tea or a luxurious lunch.
post // How Elodie Heloise expresses her dismay at plastic pollution
Besides sharing her amazing stories, writer Elodie Heloise creates colourful assemblage artworks of collected plastic waste washed up on the beaches of Curaçao.
post // The artwork of Studio Noors shares a story of family ties and homeliness
Studio Noors is founded by Dutch designer and illustrator Noortje Nieuwkoop. Besides pretty postcards Studio Noors designs extraordinary crockery and T-shirts.
sketchbook // Christmas drawing of a Christmas candle
A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of a Christmas candle was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.
sketchbook // Christmas drawing of a candle holder
A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of a candle holder was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.
photography // Stone craftsmen at work
Stone craftsmen at work, polishing stone by hand at the workshop of Stone Natural Class in Reusel, The Netherlands.
photography // Stone products
Photographs of product samples of natural stone, taken in the showroom of Stone Natural Class in Reusel.