Ode to the dip pen

Do you have that too, that you are really, very fond of something? I do! My love for dip pens started when I was still very young. I was only six years old, when my bff and I would draw with dip pens and ink. We had the best of times and drew like our lives depended...

Progress over perfection

Sustainable art. It sounds beautiful, and it is beautiful. But where to begin?! When I started researching sustainable alternatives for my art practice, I slowly but surely found out that the transition might become more difficult than anticipated. The more I read,...

The adventure called sustainable art

Hi! Welcome to my blog! My name is Elma Hogeboom, a sustainable artist from the Netherlands. A sustainable lifestyle means caring for our fellow human beings, animals and the environment. I am mindful about the food I eat, the clothes I wear and the surroundings I...


Thanks for visiting my blog! My name is Elma Hogeboom and I am a sustainable artist. On my blog you can find several articles about my thoughts on sustainable art, tips & tricks etc. If you want to get an impression of my work, you can watch the youtube video below, or connect with me on social media!

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