Drawings

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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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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