Why I built my own website (with Divi)

Note: in this article, I am sharing my enthusiasm for my Wordpress theme Divi and my hosting provider Siteground. I am an affiliate for both of them. This means that I earn a commission if you purchase the theme or the hosting via the links in this post—if you do so,...

My name is Simone

Daily painting changed my life, and I am so passionate about it. That’s why I started this blog. I would love to inspire you to let your creativity flow and start making art – even (or maybe especially) if you have never painted.


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My daily painting

I try to paint every day, and I write about my daily art practice on this blog. Take a look and join me!


Six paintings: Day 27 – 30

Dear reader, This week I didn't blog about my painting. I decided not to blog every day. Blogging costs time, and even though it's fun and I like it, and it helps me to document my process, I want to balance it more with other projects. The other thing is that it's...

Daily Painting: Six Paintings, day 26

Dear reader, Today a next layer on the fourth painting. It's interesting: two paintings of mine have turned out quite 'white' - a lot of negative shapes with white around it. Now this new one doesn't have that, until now. It's a funny experience that part of me wants...

Daily Painting: Six paintings, day 25

Dear reader, This is another layer on painting 4. Since I more accepted that my paintings turn out as they do, things go much quicker and easier. And: everytime I walk along nr 2 and 3 I feel happy! Nr 1 is still 3/4 finished, so this makes my hands itch. I want to...

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