Drawings

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Beek – 11-06-19

This drawing complements the previous Beek (30-05-19) drawing in such respect that in this one the view is directed to the extension of the path I was walking on.

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Voorburg – 01-06-19

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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Cubistic cityschape graphite pencil drawing

The Hague – 21-05-19

At the front my flat overlooks a great cityscape of The Hague, Netherlands, where I live. Already used as a styled (roundism) background in my oil painting ‘The Madonna of The Hague (2015)’ I decided to do a small sketch of the same view, now enriched with some extra high buildings like ‘New Babylon’ in the city centre.

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Cubistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

Rotterdam – 14-05-19

At Katendrecht in Rotterdam I had a clear view on the old harbour buildings and I saw the potential of horizontals, some verticals and a diagonal by means of a quay to the right.

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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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