My name is Monique van Dijk, my friends call me Mo, I am married and have two kids and 3 cats. I live in the Netherlands.
Since 2011 I am creating, designing and selling my art, that includes mixed media, art journalling, rubber stamping, card making, scrapbooking and altered art.
I mainly focus on Steampunk and Gothic ("Dark") or Vintage styles, but also love to do anything creative.
I am a free lance artist teaching classes mainly based around the Decoart paints and mediums. I Am a helping artist at Deco Art.
My style varies from mixed media to shabby chic. I also make samples for submissions to various publications using DecoArt paints and mediums. I do online instruction on the use of DecoArt products in both craft projects and mixed media work via You Tube and other sites.
Rick St. Dennis MFA
september 2012 – present
I make project samples utilizing illustrations drawn by Rick St.dennis MFA and published by him as "digital stamps" rubber stamps, etc.
My work consists of paper arts, mixed media art and tutorials.
• Market the business through social media visual assets such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and various blogs and other forms of digital advertising
• Manage a Design Team of 12 individuals (oct 2013 - nov 2015)
• Strategize and schedule customer focused online events
I have acted as a publishing manager for 6 "adult coloring books" published by Rick St. dennis via the Create Space Platform (Amazon): book design and layout, cover design, editing, proofing
I am also designer for Haunted Design House, have been in several other design teams such as Smeared Ink, Dragons Dream Tag It On, and have been guest designer for de Stempelwinkel and several other blogs.
My work has been published in Just Steampunk magazine and Craft Stamper magazine.
You can contact me here
My blog where I show all my work is here
My You Tube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6HPI88oY8iQ1uhLsEwjlzA/videos
You can find me on Facebook here and Instagram here