The season of delicious food, twinkling lights and gift-giving is nearly upon us. But deciding what to buy for that special someone can be a headache. Which is why I’m delighted to offer an exclusive art bundle. It consists of one of my pen art… Read More »Manuela Bianco and Susi Riva Exclusive Art Bundle – the perfect gift!
When was the last time you drew something? Not just a doodle along the margin of your notebook during a work meeting but an actual drawing of something? The power of creativity isn’t to be underestimated but too many times we’re held back by our… Read More »Harness the power of your creativity
Have you ever noticed symmetry in nature? A ladybird’s perfectly symmetrical spots, for example. Or how you could draw a line down the middle of some leaves or flowers and each side would be the exact mirror of the other side. I find this order… Read More »How symmetry inspired my latest artwork
It’s no secret that I draw my inspiration for my artwork from nature. Walking through parks and spotting new flowers in bloom brings me such happiness. But I don’t just like to draw these beautiful scenes. I like to collect physical examples of nature too,… Read More »How to bring the natural world inside for home decoration
I’ve recently been working on new drawings for the Open Days & Botanical Art Market that took place in May at the Botanical gardens of the University of Delft (Open dagen en botanische kunstmarket, Botanische ruin TU Delft). The process of creating these pieces has… Read More »From proteas to peonies – breaking down my artistic inspiration