Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Maartje van den Noort

My favourite hour of our twenty-four-hours-in-Amsterdam was going to visit Maartje van den Noort in her studio.

I wrote about Maartje's work in Illuminate but I never got to meet her at the time. 

I wrote about her studio - an old sailors home on the dockside with grand stairs, high ceilings and huge windows. It was as lovely as I imagined.

Look how beautiful the light was.

I love her work. Her drawings excite and inspire me. She makes such beautiful lines.

It seems we are inspired by similar things and we had a lot to talk about.

It's always nice to talk with other artists about their processes and their dreams.

I could have stayed chatting and drinking tea for many hours but it was time for us all to go.

Maartje, thankyou for having us. It was a joy. I look forward to seeing you next year when you come to visit England.

Have a look at Maartje's lovely work on her website here.

1 comment:

Amy Hauschild said...

beautiful and inspiring! love it!

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