The Heroine's Journey

July 19, 2019

Thanks to Peter de Kuster for his initiative to invite Women worldwide to share their story :)

Published on his website: 

https://theheroinejourney2016.wordpress.com/   (or read interview below pic)

 

What is the best thing that I love about my work?

As a Graphic designer/Stylist I like to explore & discover out of the box creativity within the boundaries of the assignment.

 

What is my idea of perfect happiness?

To be in good health for me, my family & my friends.

 

What is my greatest fear?

Not able to see; to lose sight literally…

 

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?

My emotions are quite intense & has some disadvantages when I think about sad or scary moments & insecureness.

But… it also has some advantages (when it comes to happiness, being in love )

 

Which living persons in my profession do I most admire?

Roland Kahn.

A very positive and ambitious man who has accomplished so much in (Fashion) Business.

 

What is my greatest extravagance?

I don’t do extravagance in a material expensive kind of way, but I’m a fanatic collector when it comes to affordable stuff like toys, funny gadgets and silly things that make sounds, move or light up.

I managed to collect quite an abundance of things and stuff nobody wanted & were left for the Trash.

 

On what occasion would I lie?

I can’t lie, honestly. I wish I could be less honest in some situations.

But it’s something that’s in my system; that I cannot avoid.

 

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?

Fashion is extremely fast & not always very sustainable, I personally don’t believe in adhoc/short trends. I think the more “never out of fashion” trends will create more value in your closet.

 

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

Almost every day, especially when it’s sunny; having coffee in my studio/garden at home and enjoy my freedom as a freelancer.

 

If I could, what would I change about myself?

To be more outgoing, to be more extravert, to dare more!

 

What is my greatest achievement in work?

I am working for a big License distributor who sells Disney textile products and I feel proud to be part of their team.

 

Where would I most like to live?

Nowhere else than here (Purmerend), I live very close to Amsterdam but still enjoy nature, the silence from the woods nearby my house.

 

What is my most treasured possession?

My intuition, I will always follow my heart and until now I always succeeded.

 

What is my most marked characteristic?

I think I will always think and act young & playfull, it’s a mindset that never fades.

 

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

Walking through the woods; seeing the seasons changing, discover new plants, colours.

And: the “goblin-path” (only half a kilometer from here) where there are gnomes & owls made out of carved trees.

 

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

My favorite place to eat is in Amsterdam/nieuwmarkt area > Yoyo! for bubble tea & Nyonya for Malaysian Food Especially the spicy Lady fingers!

 

What books influenced my life and how?

Different Art books: especially Fructose Art, Stencil-Art & Urban Art.

 

Who are my favorite writers?

Stephen King, almost the only books that will keep me interested reading until the last page.

 

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

The Carpenters, the voice of Karen Carpenter is so pure, light and harmonizing.

 

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?

Battle angel Alita She’s a manga character in a movie from James Cameron / directed by Robert Rodrquez. She shows so much courage, strength, fierceness; true awesomeness with a capital A!

 

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

Tim Burton, his way of creativity is always inspiringly different and very recognizable.

 

Which movie would I recommend to see once in a lifetime?

A Star is born with Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper: an intense and emotional movie; both actors are very convincing.

 

What role plays Art in my life and work?

A huge role! I especially love Street Art for it’s “rawness”; their contribution to make the streets more expressive.

 

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?

My sister & father who still inspire me on a business level as well as in daily life.

 

Whom would I like to work with in 2019?

My current clients for who I work at this moment.

 

Which people in my profession would I love to meet in 2019?

Although it’s always interesting to meet new people, I can’t think about somebody specific

I will always let faith go their own way, seizing the moments that will follow.

 

What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on?

To continue my current assignments for Disney, Marvel & Looney Tunes.

 

Where can you see me or my work in 2019?

Still working at home; it’s the most happiest place I can think of :)

Plus in my spare time, working on my “Annusual Lights of Life” > LMC-Art by (my alias) Little Miss Chucky.

I upcycle old Toys, plastics and other materials & turn them into Lamps.

https://www.aca-styling.nl/

 

What do the words "Passion Never Retires" mean to me?

I really think that even when I’m 90 years old I still want to create things

Maybe not on my computer anymore, but I will think of ways to stay creative in another way.

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