Drawings

Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Roundism – 11-01-20

Of late I was busy painting ‘The Restoration of Bettie Page’ and since a month or so drawings do not sprout from my pencil that often. But sometimes you have to let the painting be for a day and return to drawing process.

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Roundism – 25-12-19

December 25th for many people is a holiday. As to me, I just keep on drawing and this one I made this afternoon at my parent’s home. Just a quick intermezzo between painting sessions.

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Tristan & Isolde – 09-12-19

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.

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Nude – 01-11-19

Sometimes I find a model so perfectly shaped in round forms that the only way to add value is by means of recreating her through squares and straight lines.

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Cubistic portrait graphite pencil drawing

Bente – 01-10-19 (sold)

Every woman needs a celebration and when one sees a particular beautiful one and the principles of clairobscur love to portray her, then it is time to make a move and render her in my roundism style.

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Surrealistic nude grapite pencil drawing

Yeast – 18-09-19

My model came with this pose Modonna used for one of her albums. Originally it was intented to do square sized pastels because I happen to have 4 spare square frames but today I saw a greater scheme I had to work out first.

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Roundism – 10-09-19

I saw this great vintage picture of a nude on the roof top of an open van and I liked the styled planes it already showed: the squares in the open door, some round ones in the model and some great diagonals. The woman has great nipples and I guess I will not post this one on some of the social media.

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Roundism – 03-09-19

I found a great vintage photo online that inspired me to put this female body on paper using triangles and round shapes, strengthening the pyramid like pose.

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impressionistich treescape graphite pencil drawing

Voorburg – 27-08-19

Another drawing of a clairobscur forest lane at Park Sonnenburgh in Voorburg, Netherlands, conveniently lingering about around the corner of where I work.

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Surrealistic nude graphite pencil drawing of Julia

Julia – 02-08-19

Last year I used dancer Julia Gómez Avilés as a model. Next to being a wonderful person for an artist she is ideal because of her flexibility.

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impressionistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing of Rotterdam

Rotterdam – 23-07-19

In the dead of summer means I am in the midst of the outdoor sketching season. Although I did not complete this one on the spot the invention of the basic composition and planal distribution were done at Katendrecht, Rotterdam.

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impressionistic treescape graphite pencil drawing

Beek – 21-07-19

Today I was out on a trip to Beek-Ubbergen with my parents. We returned to the place where I sketched two previous drawings. This time I drew the whole thing at the very spot, opposite to the Duivelsberg (Mount Devil).

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cubistic treescape graphite pencil drawing

Voorburg – 16-07-19

On my way to my students in Voorburg I always come across this park that got a kind of reshape last year. I love to see the sun shimmer through leafs causing me to see a whole range of blue, yellow and ocre kind of greens.

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Cubistic treescape graphite pencil drawing

Kethel -13-07-19

When I returned to my car from my little trip to Kethel, Schiedam, Netherlands, I saw this beautiful tree in bloom. Sometimes you look for grand things and the little all of a sudden pop into your eyes when least expected.

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surrealistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

Gouda – 07-07-19

This is the fifth drawing of Gouda, a beautiful city in Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, not far from where I live. It is a depiction of the Sint-Janskerk from the Market (de Markt).

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

The nude portal – 03-07-19

As you may have noticed by now I am keen on vortices. They show an endless sequence of swirls, almost like a singularity. Some say they lead the way to eternity, others consider it to be just a mathematical principle.

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Cubist landscape graphite pencil drawing

Voorburg – 25-06-19

In Voorburg I went through a park at the Spinozalaan when I came across some geese with their young. One of the parents always is on the lookout and this one was sizing me up.

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