Drawings

realist nude colored pencil drawing

Golden – 15-01-21

In autumn 2020 I made my last drawing in the Golden series, called Golden Reality – 14-09-20. Since then I almost forgot about that series because I started drawing in graphite again after my big Frida Kahlo Project

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cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

On the Beach – 11-12-20

Years ago I saved a vintage picture of a nude on the beach. Origin unknown and my best guess would be from the 1930s or 1940s. The picture was rather grainy and but it showed a great composition of a female body in slanted position.

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cubistic treescape graphite pencil drawing

Puiflijk – 27-11-20

And it so happens my niece Lilian turned out to be a great photographer. Lo and behold, artistry runs deep in the veins of our family and I asked her to use a beautiful photo she took of a treeline in Puiflijk, near to where she lives.

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impressionistic landscape colored pencil drawing

Beek-Ubbergen – 28-09-20

Beek-Ubbergen

Just outside Nijmegen towards the German border there are two places of beauty called the Ooij Polder and the start of the ‘Nijmeegse Heuvelrug’, part of the Lower Rhine Heights.

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cubstic animal colored pencil drawing

Marlot – 24-09-20

And now for something completely different: cows in Marlot. I wanted to change the subject for once and do a drawing similar to the horses in my drawing Laren 30-04-20.

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cubistic nude colored pencil drawing

Golden Pink – 13-09-20

After my previous colored pencil drawing ‘Golden Brown – 24-08-20’ I wanted to explore the Talens Toned Color Paper futher and see what the motif of a white female model could offer me on dark blue paper.

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impressionistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Bedside Moonlighting – 31-08-20

My model and I were looking for intesting poses and on the bedside there it was: a beautiful one with some interesting lighting. Sometimes extreme light like in this particular case can offer a new insight in compositionary possibilities.

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cubistic nude colored pencil drawing called golden brown

Golden brown – 24-08-20

The other day I bought new paper by Talens (Toned Colour Mix): a sturdy dark blue sheet perfect for colored pencil and pastel sticks. I also happened to find an old pastel stick (gold, Cretacolor 48254) that I did not use yet.

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cubist nude graphite pencil drawing

Roundism – 14-08-20

In this one I started hatching up the paper with diagonal strokes like always when the motif is very dark. I did not wanted to rub them out like I am use to but quite like the hatched impression and it reminded me to the beginning of my cubist works like in ‘Round Cubism – 14-08-14’.

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cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Roundism – 10-08-20

Sometimes the body position defines the style of rendering. That is why this drawing came with triangles and diagonals because of the model’s triangular position.

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cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing in my roundism series

Roundism – 07-08-20

After a series and a couple of commissions it was time to do another in my Roundism series. There are many positions a model can show but I particularly like this one with the slanted position of the legs.

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