Painting. History. Exhibitions
If you are someone who paints, who enjoys museums, galleries and books, and is keen to learn more, try out new colours and brushes; you are in the right place.
Hi, I am Sophie Ploeg; a Dutch born artist living in the United Kingdom and wandering the world of art and art history. As a painter I enjoy sharing my experiences, techniques and materials, as an art historian I love sharing my love for Dutch and English 16th and 17th century culture. Together they result in a blog full of exhibition reviews, painting tips, book reviews and more.
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I hope my paintings can provide joy and beauty in your life. I hope my blog articles can help you get back on the road of painting and creativity. I hope you will enjoy learning some art history along the way. I hope you will enjoy reading my exhibitions-, product- and book reviews and recommendations.
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My paintings feature portraits, still life and figures, often incorporating antique textiles, drapery and lace
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