My grandmother was an aquarelle artist. She taught me how to paint with water colours.
As a child and then a teenager, I went to my grandmother every day after school. She would sit with me and help me speed through my homework so that we could paint together. Later, I took evening classes in live drawing at the Academy of Brussels.
I have tried different media and techniques in my life, but I have always gone back to aquarelle. Painting with water is exciting and daring because of its uncertainty. It feels like you're making a pact with water; it is a game, sometimes a fight, always a dance, and then suddenly magic happens.
Comic strips are a typically Belgian art form, which I have bathed in from the day I was born. It will always be my favourite form of visual expression.
I grew up in Liege and then spent the next 20 years in London. I now live in Sweden with my Swedish husband, our 10-year-old son and a silly little dog.
This website is my virtual gallery.
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