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Friesland

Fryslàn

March 2014 / sold/  65×65 cm. A  needle felted wool painting inspired by a friend and  Dutch artist Dinie Boogaart . She gave me permission to translate her…

Johnny Crap

A birdie told me

2012/  In an art magazine I found an article of the artist “Johnny Crap”and some of his paintings. I used the pages to create my sweet birdie I…

Between the lines

Between the lines/ 2015.  Found objects like rusty rings from my street walks, a cat food aluminium container lid with  hand dyed mull and alcohol-inks,  newspaper, scraps of…

Storm on the way

Storm on the way

May 2015/ Storm on it’s way / This piece was made with newspaper, textile paints, stips of silk and fabrics and sewing and cutting

Feathers

Feathers

Feathers 2015/ Needle felted with white, grey and black  merino wool

holding hands

Holding hands

October 2015 / Hands , a wool sculpture in real size.  Made by needle felting from natural wool to form the hand and merino wool to create the…

Summer

Summer

Summer / December 2015/ Sold / 100 x 89 cm This abstract work was made by sewing on grey cotton on a wool-gauze  backing. After the sewing was…

Desert rose

Woestijnroos -Desert rose

march 2016 / I started this portrait in 2015. It took me about 9 month to complete.   heavy machine embroidery and hand embroidery were applied on unbleached…

HieperdepiepHoera

HieperdepiepHoera

march 2016/  A wool portrait of my daughter based on a picture I took in 1996 when she turned 4. It is  made with a barbed needle and…

My mum

My mum

My mum / November 2015 / 50×50 cm For my mum’s 75 bithday I made her this portrait, not knowing it would be her last birthday! The look…

Classic beauty

Classic beauty

I made this portrait of my daughter in 2013. Used materials are textile paints and  merino wool punched through the fabric with a barbed needle. 50×50 cm

Invinity

Infinity

Infinity / November 2016 / 75×75 cm I made this textile painting during a masterclass of Hilde van Schaardenburg and Corinne van Zambeek ” I see, I see…

Mijke

Mijke

July 2016 / 70×90 cm/ Mijke :  A commissioned portrait.  Her face was painted with Derwent Artbar on white cotton, sewed with variations of yarns. Background is a proxion…

muze

Muze

This is the first textile portrait I made.  I started it in 2013 by thread sketching on cotton. It took a while to figure out what the next…

Reflection

Reflection

Reflection / 89 cm x108 cm /  Februari 2016 . A wholecloth artquilt. This quilt has been made by sewing white yarns on white cotton and after the…