Volunteering makes you happy.

It’s a couple of minutes before the curtain rises. Last check: “Where’s Macbeth?” – “He’s here” comes a whisper in the dark. “Lady MacBeth? Shakespeare? Do you have your props? Do you have the dagger?” The kids are nervously excited, so am I…. An hour […]

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On being a stay-at home dad.

Quitting my job meant that I would become the primary caretaker of our kids. In our case, that meant being a stay-at-home dad. Not missing anything anymore. I was excited. When I was working a full-time job, I somehow always seemed to be traveling when […]

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Amsterdam museum visit

When I go home to The Netherlands it’s typically to spend time with my mother and my brother. Often there isn’t much time for other things. I’m not from anywhere near Amsterdam, so I rarely get to visit there as a tourist. On my last […]

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Airbrush equipment I use.

What airbrush equipment do you use? One of the most common questions of fellow airbrush artists and those wanting to get into airbrushing is what airbrush equipment I use. In a way interesting, because I spend very little time thinking about my tools of the […]

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Pricing Art I – Paintings

Pricing your paintings What is a good strategy for pricing my paintings? The question of all questions for artists. I’ll start with one of the wisest lessons my dad taught me when I started working with him: “In marketing, pricing is not based on the […]

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