Drawings

cubistic horse graphite pencil drawing

Laren – 30-04-19

When I Laren near the Singer Laren Museum I saw a couple of horses and perhaps they were the same couple as drawn by me in ‘hommage to a dead horse’ last year.

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impressionistic graphite pencil drawing of a pond with swans

Clingendael – 24-04-19

Wednesday (daytime) is my ‘day off’. Teaching art class is due in the evening and I have lots of time to go outdoors now spring has arrived. Estate ‘Clingendael’ is just around the corner to where I live here in The Hague and there i saw two swans swimming by.

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Surrealistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

Kethel – 22-04-19 (sold)

I was heading for Julia Filament’s exhibition on Katendrecht when I decided to take a detour through Kethel, a small encapsulated village in the north of Schiedam, near Rotterdam.

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impressionistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

Leidschendam – 21-04-19​

Today I went to Amsterdam to see Rembrandt’s etchings and on my way how I stopped in good ol’ Leidschendam at the Sluisjes where I quickly sketched this view with ‘De Peperbus’ (an old church) in the background.

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cubistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

Veere – 04-04-19

Last weekend I was walking through Veere at Zeeland, Netherlands, a little pittoresque town. I returned to my car when I saw the sign ‘city wall tour’ and I decided to take that one and then, when I climbed onto them, I saw this great composition that reminded me of Caravaggio’s ‘Descent from the cross’, a perfect staircase composition – triangles within one big triangle.

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Cubistic nude colored pencil drawing

Roundism – 26-03-19

The sheets on my duvet on which my model lay show nice checkered patterns. Her body contrasted them quite nicely and I decided to exploit this to the max.

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cubistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

Voorschoten – 11-03-19

Last year I was walking through sunny Voorschoten, a town in the north to where I live. I saw an attractive cityscape appearing in one of the streets, took a picture and decided to do this one some days ago, not knowing yet how to execute it in graphite pencil. The trees and the top part of the drawing directed me towards my personal style roundism but the low part of the drawing became another story.

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Surrealistic portrait graphite and colored pencil drawing

Mira (2019) (sold)

Mira (2019) (sold) A commission for a drawing of a young woman that I already painted 9 years ago. Then a teenager, now a young woman and an excellent way

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Roundism – 16-01-19​

Last August international dancer and model Julia Gómez Avilés came over to my studio where we, together with fellow artist Julia Filement, had a wonderful live session.

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surrealistic nude colored pencil drawing

Bastet – 01-01-19​

My Egyptian series is an addition to my ‘j’accuse’ painting ‘The Revelation of Bettie Page’. My New Year’s resolution for this year: I dare all algorithms of social media scanning the internet for nipples like the Matrix’s sentinels for Neo.

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