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Buddhas at Home bookstore on Etsy

Buddhas at Home bookstore on Etsy

Together with co-writer Willem Radder I have founded the Buddhas at Home publishing company in 2014. This month week we also launched a bookstore on Etsy which opened it’s doors last week. Here you not only find our hardcovers books, but also our PDF ebooks. The good news is that Etsy doesn’t require you to
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Dutch e-book available online

Dutch e-book available online

Although you probably don’t speak Dutch, I still want to announce the new version of ‘het Zen tekenboek’. Recently it has been uploaded in most digital e-book stores worldwide. It’s my intention to translate the book in English, because as I see it, this book tells the most complete and updated story about zen drawing. 
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Zen drawing Pack for Christmas with video!

Zen drawing Pack for Christmas with video!

The Zen drawing pack is a very lovely Christmas present; it looks beautiful, contains everything you need to get drawing and it is very well prized too!  Take a look at this video to see the inside of the Pack: If you can’t find it on Amazon (it seems to be out of stock now),
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The Pack has been published worldwide today!

The Pack has been published worldwide today!

This week, it was exactly one year ago that Willem Radder and me rented an office to have our first brainstorm session for the American book about Zen drawing. We had already been talking about it a lot and when we got a request from a US publisher we were ready to start. In one
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Mindful book available; download preview here!

Mindful book available; download preview here!

I am so happy to officially announce ‘Zen drawing – a new way to become Mindful’! This ‘twin’ of the book ‘Zen drawing – a new way to become an artist’ focuses on how to use Zen drawing as a meditation technique. This  technique has many benefits, from being an easy and fun way to
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My eBook now in Apple’s Ibookstore; download preview here

My eBook now in Apple’s Ibookstore; download preview here

  It took slightly longer than expected, but the eBook ‘Zen drawing- a new way to become an artist’ is now available as an Apple iBook. During the writing process I was revising it in iBooks and  I fell  in love with the small version of the book on my iPhone. Unfortunately since there are
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EBook now available on Android and Windows Pc’s!

EBook now available on Android and Windows Pc’s!

Zen drawing- a new way to become an artist is now available in the Google Play store. This means that you can now read my eBook in any of the browsers available (Explore, Safari etcetera ). What do you need to do? For Smartphones and tablets Install the Google Play Books-app for Android and iPad/iPhone.
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Zen drawing – a new way to become Mindful

Zen drawing – a new way to become Mindful

Zen drawing – a new way to become Mindful is an eBook based on the ” the Miracle of Zen drawing” (part of The Zen drawing Pack) This book explains what Zen drawing is about and how you can do it yourself, even without any drawing- or meditation experience! This eBook focuses on the Buddhism
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Zen drawing – a new way to become an artist

Zen drawing – a new way to become an artist

Zen drawing – a new way to become an artist is an eBook based on the ” the Miracle of Zen drawing”  (part of The Zen drawing Pack) This book explains what Zen drawing is about and how you can do it yourself, even without any drawing experience! This eBook focuses on the art loving
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Zen drawing Pack (September 2014)

Zen drawing Pack (September 2014)

The Zen Drawing Pack Awaken your inner artist and find peace with The Zen Drawing Pack. Add soul to your sketches by ignoring conventional drawing techniques and focus on really seeing your subject. Artist Michelle Dujardin will help you achieve a meditative state just by changing the way you see a subject, and allow your
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Het zen tekenboek

Het zen tekenboek

Het Zen tekenboek My first book was published in the Netherlands in 2012 by the title ‘het zen tekenboek’ by Asoka publishers. It’s avalailable in Dutch bookstores and in my Etsyshop. Twitter It!

Zen drawing book is coming September 30th!

Zen drawing book is coming September 30th!

Today I received the cover design of my upcoming book about Zen drawing. I am so excited!! I think it look really cool and I can’t wait to hold it in my hands!! The pack consists of a book (‘The miracle of Zen drawing’) and a journal with practical exercises. It already for presale for
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Drawing for the Artistically Undiscovered by Quentin Blake and John Cassidy

Drawing for the Artistically Undiscovered by Quentin Blake and John Cassidy

It was because of the resemblance with my own zen drawingbook  (white, square and one color accent), that I took Quentin Blake & John Cassidy’s ‘Drawing for the Artistically Undiscovered (published by Klutz) from a bookshelf in a nearby store. I have been a fan of Quentin Blake’s work since the first time I saw
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Simenon’s Paris

Simenon’s Paris

In the beginning of this year I was surprised to receive the book  ‘Simenon’s Paris’ through my letterbox. A very special book by Frederick Franck and the famous writer George Simenon, dating from 1969. It’s a big, slightly yellowed book with a drawing made by Franck on the cover. I had never heard of the
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