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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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impressionistic landscape graphite pencil drawing

Batenburg – 02-08-20

As you may know I often wander about and astray through landscapes I have never been before or in this particular case I know all too well. Batenburg is not far away from Nijmegen, where I was born and raised and upon my word it is a quite pittoresque village along the river Maas.

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Surrealist graphite pencil drawing

The Venus of The Hague – 24-06-20

Next move on my Venus trail. I decided to do another surrealist one or is it? I put in some of my earlier themes like ‘singarity’, ‘the golden ratio’ and combine them with ‘the collapse of the wave function’.

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Impressionistic landscape graphite pencil drawing

Estate ‘Reigersbergen’ – 16-05-20

These Corona days I wander about the region like I am used to. Nothing changed in this respect and I am more than happy that we in The Netherlands have at least some freedom of movement and that the end of our ‘intelligent lock down’ is in sight

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cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing with solarisation

Roundism – 27-04-20

The next drawing in my solarized roundism series. It forms a transition from my previous abstracted cubist geometry towards a crossover to realism and surrealism. Like in previous ones I inverted some of the tonal values whereas in other parts they are kept realistic.

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realistic graphite pencil drawing of a protestant church

Beek – 24-04-20

Sometimes cementeries can be fun, especially when they are old and situated near old churches and trees in the midst of Beek, Gelderland, Netherlands.

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surrealist graphite pencil drawing of a woman

Clara – 24-04-20

Some time ago on Instagram I saw a beautiful woman showing a seated position of herself. I asked her for permission to draw her and decided to employ only my solarization effects of late.

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Impressionistic landscape graphite pencil drawing

Valkenlaagte – 09-04-20

On my extensive trips I sometimes come across specific spots of beauty and in this case not accidentally. I saw a great mansion ‘for sale’ at the Valkenlaagte and I am sure I cannot buy it on short notice.

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Impressionistic landscape graphite pencil drawing

Oosterbeek – 07-04-20

Oosterbeek – 07-04-20

I always find it difficult to draw an impressionistic blossom tree without falling back to depict branches and the blossom in a rather symbolic or linear way.

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cubistic landscape graphite pencil drawing

Voorlinden – 06-04-20

A rather quick sketch of the manor ‘Voorlinden’ at Wassenaar, Netherlands, in which I skipped the hatched strokes and concentrated on the roundish shapes in the trees.

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