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Here you will find all my creative explorations in the field of Art Journaling and Mixed Media.
Results from the online classes I take from fabulous teachers and my own explorations of art materials.
My own original work is mostly accompanied by in process pictures that serve as a mini tutorial.
Some of my original art work can also be bought. I love the proces of making but simple do not have enough space to keep everything I make.

I mostly sell via special Facebook groups. If you see anything you like you can always contact me via the contact form or sign up for my newsletter.

I also love to help you on your way of creating beautiful things or just finding a new hobby. If you live close to Leidschendam, the Netherlands you can do a live art play or workshops with me. I will do this mainly in Dutch, but english workshops can be provided.
I so hope I can infect you with my art work.

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Greetings Carla


art journal 54

Folded houses Art Journal page

November 20, 2017

East west, home’s best: Winter is coming in my part of the world. Time to sit in a warm house and create something. So I would like to share this little houses foldout page that was first created for the Dutch facebook group Artelier Tierelier. Hope you are inspired to create something and if you…

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Inktober week 4

November 10, 2017

My day 20 – day 30 of  the by Jake Parker organized an online event called Inktober. I did it. I finished inktober and filled my whole little journal with drawings using just a dip pen and india ink. Hope you enjoy looking at these last pages.

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Inktober Week 2 and 3

October 19, 2017

My day 8 – day 19 of  the by Jake Parker organized an online event called Inktober. Still doing my small drawings with dip pen in my homemade little journal. Some prompts are easier and with some I have more difficulty to get an idea what to draw. Some drawings turn out great and others well…

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Inktober Week 1

October 9, 2017

Each year Jake Parker organized an online event called Inktober. You can join by making an ink drawing each day during the month of october. I decided to join because I could use a challenge to make something each day and also because Marieke Blokland asked people to join her and her daughter to do…

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Playing with the Gelliplate

October 9, 2017

Last friday I went to a workshop from Margriet van Tilborg at the Artchicksstudio. We used a gelliplate and golden open acrylics together with other media and different substrates. In this way we could practice and see the effect of the paint. We made a stash of prints on normal paper, deli paper, special papers…

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Art Journal Summer school 2017

September 18, 2017

Already the third year that I did Art Journal Summer school(AJSS) from Marieke Blokland. Again lots of fun with the small lessons. This year I did everything in a small bloknote journal also from Marieke. I got this at an Art Journaling masterclass I did a few weeks before that and decided to use it…

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Creatief Contact Dag 2017

May 21, 2017

At the 20th of may we had our annual Creatief Contact Dag from the group of Jenny de Bode This year we did this in the Artchicks Studio As always we had several small workshops organised by the members of this group It was  a great fun day again

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Workshop: Verknip ‘t

April 9, 2017

On April 8 I went to a workshop by Jenny de Bode : Verknip ‘t (Cut it up) We played with pictures that where cut to pieces and made journal pages with them. I made several pages with collaged pictures and added some color with bister or neocolor II crayons. You can get a lot of…

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Workshop: Dikke Dames Schilderen

March 29, 2017

For a Birthday gift for a friend we went to a “Painting Fat Ladies” workshop (Dikke Dames schilderen). Actually a workshop for super beginners, with a predrawn fat lady. It was a lot of fun to see that even with a predrawn lady we still managed to make different paintings by just using different colors,…

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Making fun drawings with flowers

March 15, 2017

I was thinking about a new idea for the March theme of a dutch facebook group Artelier Tierelier. And with the spring theme I thought what about flowers and was just drawing something and ended up with a flower like figure with faces. I call these funny flowers. Made just a little drawing with a…

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