Practicing the Power of Now as a painter

Practicing the Power of Now   You might have read ‘The Power of Now’ by Eckhart Tolle. This book is about the importance of quitting the excessive thinking about the past and the future, and realizing that there is only one moment: ‘Now.’ Everything else is a...

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!


Daily Painting: Repurposing old paintings

Dear reader, Today I started the day again with a small painting. It's part of an old painting, and I only added some dots and a little bit of black paint on it. It's not the same as 'real' painting - but for now, it works for me. I keep in touch with my painting, and...

Daily Painting: Three Dots

Dear reader, This morning I started again with a small painting. First thing in the day (after a small meditation - but painting is in itself also meditation). This keeps the fire burning until I will have time to paint more again. Bye!

Daily Painting: Prayer of the Day

Dear reader,   Daily painting is not only about making something beautiful every day or playing around with colorful stuff. It can also serve as a meditation, a form of prayer, a way to center at the beginning of the day, staying rooted in the world of being...

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