Amsterdam based artist Marlies Boomsma loves to work from her houseboat studio overlooking one of the city’s beautiful canals. Here she creates most of her illustrations and other pieces. Marlies is a self-taught artist although, she has attended many art classes over the last two decades in, Groningen, Amsterdam and Paris, to name just a few. Day to day life, nature and its creatures inspire her. She also enjoys urban sketching. Marlies is one of the founders of Curiosa Cabinet. She creates all of the boutiques instagram illustrations @curiosacabinet. Currently she's working on illustrations for the stores 2020 Christmas collection. Keep an eye out for her newest work, involving vintage ceramics, which will be in store in just a few weeks.