Drawings

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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Surrealist nude graphite pencil drawing

Cleopatra – 22-12-18

When I saw the reference picture I was inspired to turn the model sitting in a bath with lots of foam around her,into a donkey milk bath with Cleopatra in it for the sake of my Egyptian ambition.

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

La Langue Verte – 14-12-18

I liked the triangular position of the model’s body and put her in an Egyptian scenery, thinking of my roundism style relating to hieroglyphics and Egyptian arts in general. I always liked the intense need for styling and I consider the depictions of the human body by the old Egyptians to be one of mankind’s greatest achievements.

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surrealist desert graphite pencil drawing

Oudaen – 26-11-18

Last year I was at Oudaen, a city castle at Utrecht, Netherlands which now is a crowdy hotspot for party people. I was dining near the window in the corner with hundreds of people around me but a single cat was lying quietly by the window.

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Surrealistic Frida Kahlo nude graphite pencil drawing

Sans titre – 11-10-18 (sold)

I am not sure what I thought about her, except for her strong personality. I sometimes liked her paintings and then I didn’t. What I have in common with her is that we both are autodidacts and that we like(d) to go our own way in life. Somehow I always come across her once in a while and that is why I decided to draw her. I saw a lovely – rare – nude photograph and thought I’d include her in my sans titre / roundism series.

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cubistic nude colored pencil drawing

Julia – 11-09-18

The third drawing of Julia Gómez Avilés rendered with colour pencils. Last week I bought a great collection of Prismacolour pencils that brought me great joy using them

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surrealistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

Free Gouda! – 25-08-18

I was walking on a Sunday afternoon, the last very hot one of this summer and the central square was deserted. No one was there because of the dying heat and I saw naked women dancing on it.

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surrealistic moument graphite pencil drawing

Gouda – 11-08-18

Last week I was walking in the direction of Museum Gouda to visit the exhibition ‘From Gauguin to Toorop’ when I saw this canal adjacent to the museum, opposite to the old church of Gouda.

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Roundism – 04-08-18 (sold)

Creation is a transformational process. I am fascinated by the thought I evoke chaos turning my graphite pencil fillings into dust and my pencil eraser into crumbles, but at the same time creating something new.

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Cubistic portrait graphite pencil drawing of Faye Dunaway

Sans titre – 30-07-18

I was captured by the high lights at the top and the bottom and decided to keep the planes straight, putting the stress on the rough edged character of the figure.

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