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Getting my fingers dirty again

Getting my fingers dirty again

Finally, after 5 years I have my own creative workspace again. Moving countries, building a house, getting settled took time and crowded my head. Maybe the lockdown gave me the peace of mind to unpack the boxes which were still in our cellar. I still do not have the peace of mind or inspiration to create really new things, but for now it is great to just get my fingers dirty again. It was great...

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twikga is on the move again!

twikga is on the move again!

In 2016 the twikga publishing company was closed down and we thanked our fans for supporting us. In 2017 we moved from Hamburg back to Holland. In took some time to build and get settled into our new house. I used the corona lockdown to go through my archives, to evaluate where we stand and to redesign our websites. The twikga name now stands for the illustrations of Tanja Dekker and the...

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Rebuilding the websites

Rebuilding the websites

We are in the process of redesigning and rebuilding our websites. This has turned out to be quite a challenge. Our Wild Picha website had to be rebuilt because adobe decided to stop the support for the software we used. The twikga website for the publishing company in Hamburg was outdated and I wanted to merge it with my illustration website. The ikga twikga blog had been compromised. So we had...

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twikga blog relocated

twikga blog relocated

Ikga twikga has found a new home on twikga stories. Ikga twikga was the blog of the twikga publishing company in Hamburg from 2010 until 2016, when the company seized to exist and Tanja and Willem decided to move back to Holland. The content of the blog was very precious to everybody who had worked on the twikga books. It was a kind of "logbook" of the making of the books, the illustrations, the...

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Terug naar de Noordzeekust

Terug naar de Noordzeekust

Na ruim 25 jaar kwamen we terug naar de kust en het dorp waar we zo veel goede jeugd-herinneringen aan hebben. Willem en ik kennen elkaar al sinds de middelbare school tijd. We zijn beiden in Noord Holland opgegroeid. Na ons eindexamen wisten we niet hoe snel we hier weg moesten komen. Ik ging studeren in Zwitserland, later in Rotterdam. Daarna hebben we samen een wereldreis gemaakt. We gingen...

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Move back to Holland

Move back to Holland

Die schönste Stadt der Welt Having lived in Hamburg for the last 15 years we have recently moved back to Holland. We loved living in the picturesque Treppenviertel, along the river Elbe and we miss it dearly. But "home sweet home" was calling and it is great to be near our family again.Back in scenic Holland Now we live in a typical Dutch house with a bell gable. We are busy building a house...

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