Free Mini Lesson!

Want to learn how to draw portraits? I've got a free video lesson for you that shows you step by step how this portrait was made!
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3 reasons why you should work on an easel

For centuries artists have been working on an easel. But why is that? And should you be working on an easel too? The short answer is: yes, you should! 🙂 It really is important to work on an easel. Let me give you three reasons why.
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Drawing in the Soul: new round starts June 3!

I'm super excited to let you know that I'm hosting a new round of Drawing in the Soul this summer! This will be a 12-weeks live online class, which starts June 3. It's quite some time ago that I hosted the full class in a live version, so this is really special to me! Over 500 people have participated in this class already, and I can't wait to get started with a new group of students!
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New sneak peek video of The Many Faces of Charcoal

Just a few more days before my charcoal portrait class The Many Faces of Charcoal starts! To give you an impression of what we're going to do in this class, here's another little sneak peek video of one of the projects that we're going to make. Enjoy watching!
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The different varieties of drawing charcoal

Charcoal is a very popular drawing medium that comes in a variety of forms. What’s the difference between willow charcoal and vine charcoal? What is compressed charcoal and how can it be used? Let’s have a closer look at what types of drawing charcoal are available and the differences between them.
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5 reasons why I love charcoal

Charcoal is one of my most favorite drawing mediums. I've been using it since a couple of years, and I've come to love it more and more. Why? Let me give you five reasons why I love charcoal. 1. It’s…

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Sneak Peek video of The Many Faces of Charcoal

I'm working hard behind the scenes to get everything ready for my upcoming charcoal portrait class The Many Faces of Charcoal!  It is amazing how much work goes into creating a longer class, but I love everything about it! Here's a…

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Continuing the journey…

I've decided to focus more on my drawing practice these days, so today I've created a new charcoal portrait. And I must say I'm enjoying this process so much! I put on some music, start sketching, and then try to…

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