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I’m Mandy van Goeije, a Dutch artist/illustrator/teacher. With a head full of inspiration I relentlessly try to find ways of expressing myself in imagery and language, helping others to do the same.
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Latest blog posts:
A new Art Challenge! Dear art challengers, today Summer has begun. With recess just around the corner I thought I'd chuck in the July challenge early so that I can just squeeze in an August challenge for those who'd like to do all months. This time the challenge is an...read more
June 2017's edition of the Color My Page Art Challenge: "Green" I think it's high time to get some structure in the Color My Page Art Challenge. Something I can now do because all my deadlines are made and I have time to fill with my own projects. So first thing I...read more
Speedpaint video + a little about gouache Last week I painted this floral pattern painting above. It was a wonderful, colorful and relaxing process that I wanted to share with you in this speedpaint. At the same time I was writing an article on gouache. I figured, why...read more
Illustration Friday contribution Finally I had time to sit down and do another illustration for Illustration Friday! I've missed doing that and it's been a fab day working in between chores and errands. But the illustration is there. This week's theme was "Resist". I...read more
The unknown sister Last Monday something VERY exciting happened. For the first time I met one of my YouTube followers in real life! Caroline visited our country and proposed to meet...which we did! We and our husbands spent an unexpected marvelous afternoon in the...read more
David Bowie on expression:
“There, in the chords and melodies, is everything I want to say. The words just jolly it along. It’s always been my way of expressing what for me is inexpressible by any other means.”