Geesje Kwak (2021)

cubist portrait oil painting

After the success of my initial drawing I decided to dissect Geesje Kwak geometrically even further. Surely it is an ode to abstraction in Japanese art in the first place.

The brown eyed girl (2018) (sold)

Realistic portrait oil painting

The brown eyed girl (2018) (sold) A commission for a classic portrait. I focused on the complexion of the beautiful young woman from indonesian and dutch origin, showing a great mixture of madder red, burnt sienna, green, purple, yellow and blue hues in her face. I decided to put the stress on the face and […]

The green eyed girl (2017) (sold)

realistic portrait painting of a young girl in oil

A commission for a classic portrait. The young girl, age 3, has beautiful green eyes (hence the title) and was very animated during the sessions, which is fun to watch but difficult to work with as an artist.

Louise Brooks – 26-10-14

cubistic portrait oil painting of Louise Brooks

This is the oil version of the prestudy in pastel of Louise Brooks, silent movies actress and flapper girl from the 1920s – 1930s.

Henriƫtte (2013) (sold)

Surrealistic portrait of Henriette Sibbie oil painting

An oil painting of Henriƫtte Sibie, who sits for me quite frequently, most of the times at Studio Brugman.

Ilna (2012) (sold)

Surrealistic portrait oil painting

A commissionary piece for my dear colleague Humphrey Brugman, with some surrealistic elements added.

Mira (2010) (sold)

Surrealistic oil painting

A commissionary piece for the parents of a little girl. I asked for some liberty because the girl wanted to have flowers in the painting, so to avoid being corny I put some surrealistic elements in it.

Love in vain (2008) (sold)

Surrealistic oil painting of Robert Johnson

A commissionary piece for someone who loves the blues. Robert Johnson with his guitar walking from the departing train.

Maris (2008) (sold)

surrealistic portrait oil painting

A painting I made for my exhibition in 2008 at museum ‘Marishuis’ at Heumen, Gelderland, Nederland.