Tag Archives: Arts

Large theorbo update; combining old and new….

Last week Sandra and I took a little break. We went to the Taizé community in France, one of the most beautiful places we know. Time to reflect and get some rest, meeting the most interesting people and getting new … Continue reading

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Trash talk

Just fount this little portrait of artist/musician/instrument maker Ken Butler. I posted another movie about his instruments earlier. His approach is just very inspiring…

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R.I.P. Dick Bruna, father of Miffy

Last week Dutch writer and illustrator Dick Bruna passed away at the age of 89. Most people will know his most famous creation; Miffy Bruna was born and lived his entire life in Utrecht. Along with Gerrit Rietveld he’s one … Continue reading

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Meet us at Hernen!

Come and meet us this weekend at Hernen Castle! The annual Medieval Year Market All old crafts combined: Bookbinders, woodworkers, embroiders, rope makers, leather workers, musicians, basket weavers, smokers, cooks, textile workers, blacksmiths, brick and tile makers… And many more! … Continue reading

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Rietveld and Mondrian

Sometimes people ask why there are pictures of the works of Rietveld and Mondrian in my workshop. After all I make historical, often ornamented instruments, which have nothing to do with that “modernist crap”… The works of Rietveld and Mondrian … Continue reading

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