Day 3 – Inktober 2017


Today’s drawing: India ink, watercolor, and white pencil on toned paper. Location: Ankara, Turkey. For once, I remembered to scan my drawing before adding color…

Inktober 2017


October is Inktober. Since I’ve been incorporating a lot of ink drawing in my work recently, I thought I should give this a try. Inktober was created by Jake Parker in 2009 as a challenge to artists worldwide to do one ink drawing a day during the month of October. Given what my calendar looks like this […]

Two exhibitions


I’m happy to share with you that I am currently participating in two group exhibitions. The first is Passion for Watercolor, an exhibition of about 100 watercolors by the members of IWS (International Watercolor Society) Holland, which opened on September 10th in Kunstation, Uden, the Netherlands. The top two watercolors in the above photo, both painted […]

A painting for my daughter


My daughter visited Edinburgh for the first time in July. Lucky her…. I’ve always wanted to visit that city and hope that some day I’ll get the chance. She immediately fell in love with the atmosphere and the architecture of Edinburgh and had a wonderful time exploring the city with her father. She can’t wait […]

Amsterdam drawing giveaway winner

Many thanks to all of you who entered my contest for a pen and ink drawing with watercolor of the Damrak in Amsterdam measuring 30×24 cm. The contest ended at midnight yesterday, and today I’m happy to announce the lucky winner: Patricia O’Kane Congratulations, Patricia! And to everyone who entered, thank you so much for […]

Amsterdam ink and watercolor drawing giveaway

I am giving away one of my recent drawings. It’s a pen and ink with watercolor of the Damrak in Amsterdam measuring 30×24 cm. You may wonder: why am I giving away my art? There are a couple of good reasons to do this. To introduce more people to my art To gain more subscribers […]

Workshop landschap in aquarel oktober 2017

Workshop Landschap in Aquarel Mineke Reinders

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR ENGLISH Altijd al graag sfeervolle landschappen willen schilderen in aquarel? Als je niet goed weet hoe je dat moet aanpakken, kom dan naar deze workshop. Bij Atelier AquarEllen in het idyllische dorp Zwiggelte, midden in Drenthe, gaan we aan de slag met verf, water en papier. Je leert hoe je een […]

Summer Art Event

Mineke Reinders - Zomertapijt - Summer Tapestry

  A couple of weeks ago, I participated in Summer Art Event, a plein air paintout organized by Galerie Drentsche Aa in the village of Balloo, located in the northeast of the Netherlands. About 25 artists painted in the idyllic valley of the Drentsche Aa, a meandering stream that traverses parts of the provinces of Drenthe […]