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: Blues and Reds

Dear reader,   Today I wrestled a bit with this one, but what I like about all this painting experience that I have 'under my belt' so to speak, is that I just keep going, until something acceptable shows up. It doesn't have to be great. But even if I would paint...

Daily Painting: Negative space

Dear reader, Today another painting in my art diary.I have painted a lot of paintings using the principle of 'negative space'. Making colorful paintings, and then covering up a lot of it. The pieces that are not covered  'pop up' more - because the rest of it is...

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