Hi Everyone, Happy New Year!! I am all set for 2020 😊. My website is updated, I have beautiful new work and loads of new plans. So I needed a new video. And although it felt a bit awkward to record myself I am happy…

Art & Plans for 2020 Video

The Story Hippach the Grey as a four year old. This oil painting is part of a series of paintings I am working on to show the different faces of Hippach as he turns from black to white during his life. I got Hippach when…

Winter Coat – Hippie in Oil

Yesterday we celebrated my mother’s birthday and what better to give to her than one of my drawings of a mare and her foal. I told her it symbolizes the fact that she is my mom. And she said: ah okay, so I am the…

It Is What It Is

Holy Horses!! I was working on another Equine Icon and suddenly realized that I didn’t post the Holy Horses Equine Icon of my muse Hippach ❤, so here he is! The former Equine Icons had a smooth golden surface. This one has a rough surface…

Equine Icon III Hippach

My horse Hippach, who I call Hippie, has quite long hair in his face when it is winter. Being a beautiful dressage horse you could easily mistake him for a Shetland pony 😉 Then being a grey horse still turning lighter each season he never…

Winter Coat – Hippie’s Inner Shetland Pony

This is my latest commissioned drawing, a portrait of the lovely Arabian Lex. I had to wait sharing it because it was a birthday present given by both grand-mother and mother TODAY!! When I received a whatsapp message that the grand-daughter had received her equine…

Lex – Beautiful Birthday Present

Okay, I know I posted all four lovely donkey foals in separate blogposts, but… I couldn’t help myself and share this cuteness overload as a whole. Three of these lovelies are for sale (also separately of course). Drawing donkeys started with the water colour of…

Cuteness Overload – Donkey Foals

The fourth in a series of donkey foals. What I love about this one is that he seems to be all ears! And then there is that soft muzzle 🙂 Graphite on 300 grs Arches hot pressed, mounted 20 x 20 cm. For sale. Love,…

Donkey IV – All Ears

Need I say more… who doesn’t want to cuddle up to this lovely daydreaming foal? Donkey III Daydreaming, graphite with 24 carat gold leaf on 300 grs Arches hot pressed, size mounted 20 x 20 cm. For sale. Love, Merel Burggraaf

Donkey III – Daydreaming

Meet Bravestar, born in 2019 as the son of beautiful Sokek. This very fluffy donkey foal had a rough start but was lucky because he is born at the best place a horse or donkey can wish for. He must be the epitomy of cuteness…

Donkey II – Bravestar