Art makes life more fun. Not only while making it you are involved in color, shape, expression, but also in the rest of your daily life you’ll enjoy your surroundings more. Groeten van Marc (Greetings from Marc) wants to help you use your inspiration to create a very personal artwork, to see your painting, drawing or other creative expression in a different light, and we want to give you the confidence to go on an adventure and try new things. We offer you a whole spectrum of new techniques, materials and points of view, so that you can make something beautiful and unique.
Drawing and Painting for Beginners and for (advanced/intermediate) adults Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 19.00 – 21.30, Wednesdays 10.00 – 12.30 and Fridays 10. 30 -13. 00 and 14.30 – 17.00. To plan classes in this course students use booking system PaynPlan. Make an account here: PaynPlan accountAttention: once you plan the class in the agenda you can’t reschedule less than 24 hours before the start time of the class.
Drawing painting and crafts for children Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 16.00 – 17.30, and Wednesdays 15.00 – 16.30
Drawing, painting, mixed media and art appreciation for teenagers 12 – 18 years old, Wednesdays 17.00 – 18.30
Workshops and parties/outings to book as a group:
Professional artists organise their own art show
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Do you wish to teach a creative workshop in a beautiful inspiring space? Contact Rini at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Rini Brakkee is the owner of studio Groeten van Marc. She has been teaching art for some time to children and adults of different levels and interests. In 2006 she graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, department of Fine Art. Besides being a passionate teacher, she also works as an autonomous artist. Her work is regularly exhibited.
Lieselot Versteeg is a visual artist and writer. She is currently enrolled in the masters program at the Sandberg Instituut and recently finished the RMa Artistic Research at the University of Amsterdam. She is interested in the stories that are made when bodies and materials transform. Teaching and facilitating creative processes of children are an important part of her practice. As a freelancer she teaches classes and workshops in a number of primary schools in Amsterdam.
Sharma Peterson was born in California and worked as a professional artist since 1997. She taught drawing and painting for 12 years in heR studio in Amsterdam. She used to paint commissioned portraits in oil paint and her paintings are on view in the permanent collection of Het Joods Historisch Museum Amsterdam. In 2019 she graduated from the Wackers academy. Now she paints more and more abstractly, with intenser colours, playful textures and complex shapes. Sharma enjoys sharing her inspiration for painting and drawing with students.
Pepijn van den Wall Bake
Pepijn van den Wall Bake (1985) is an Amsterdam based fine artist. He teaches regularly at the Wackers academy and is a permanent member of the Nederlands Portretschap and Amsterdams Kunstverbond. His work can be described as figurative, colorful and intense.