This graphite pencil drawing ‘Hold Your Horses – 04-01-22’ was a done deal in my head already during the live session.
Wag the dog was the first title that came to mind when I saw this beautiful photo. It stems from the 1930s I think.
Sheep have more fun or do they? It so happened that my dear friend, poet and photographer Alexis de Roode went for a little stroll in nature.
It so happened that I was instructing a knight on horseback to prance in front of me so I could do a live painting on him, then all of a sudden this beautiful maiden was ruling us both.
This drawing is to celebrate human achievements and imagination in particular. To see one thing in another is something very real, surreal and metaphysical altogether.
After my last drawing ’11 bestialities – 09-02-19’ I got the hang of it and decided to do once more.
One thing in another. I try to see it all the time. Sometimes I fail, another time I see more clearly.
This drawing is all about the aquatic qualities of the body of a woman.
In the dead of summer it is so hot here in The Hague I had double vision.
I always love this jazz song and when listening to jazz doing my nudes in my apartment I made the connection all of a sudden, as I often do between visual art and music.