Amy

Amy

When it comes to pets you have dog people and cat people. I once thought I was a cat person, but when Ziggy the labrador entered the house I was sold. Okay, a dog wants to be with you all the time, is like a child that never grows up, but a dog is that kind of friend...

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Something else… cacti and succulents

Something else… cacti and succulents

"I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else".... said once Pablo Picasso and I can totally find myself in these words. 2 Months ago I started printing again and meanwhile I gave workshops and thought it would be fun to make a wallpainting with tropical...

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Printing

Printing

One and a half year ago I started to (screen)print on wood and before I realised it,  I found myself between piles of plywood, designing, sanding and painting birds, cats and teapot warmers. Learning to work with the lasercutter brought fun and new ideas into my...

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Organising

Organising

I have 2 workspaces and I still leave traces of paint, wood, brushes and other little and big work stuff in the kitchen and living room. So staying organised and finding back things is not my biggest talent. Same with cables and earphones, when I need them  I have...

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Hands

Hands

Hands I always enjoyed to "work with my hands" and when I think about it those two are always busy. When I am not working and I want to relax they practice playing the piano and even when I am on the couch watching tv they are knitting.. When they really need a rest I...

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Hello

I am Paula Betlem an artist printmaker based in Brussels, where I live and work in a light atelier in the heart of the city.

Billie

is a wooden bird that comes in 7 easy to assemble pieces. Every bird is hand painted so they are never the same

Brussels

It was not love at first sight between me and this city, but now I cannot imagine to live elsewhere.

 

 

Inspiration

So easy to find in the MIMA museum..