Drawings

Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Lorelei – 12-07-18

I always tell my students that art is about seeing one thing in another, just like tasting wine and describing it by comparing to something completely different than wine itself, like chocolate, red fruit, etc.

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Roundism – 04-06-18

I was attracted by the musculature of the model’s back and wanted also to map this even more by emphasizing the oblique position of the torso by means of a number of strategically placed diagonals over the entire image plane.

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Cubistic animal graphite pencil drawing

Hommage to a dying horse – 02-03-18 (sold)

Some time ago I saw two horses when I walked across a small meadow. I was on my way to Museum Singer at Laren, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. It so happened that they were standing close to my favorite tree I painted years ago (Autumn Tree at Laren).

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Roundism – 30-01-18

In line with my previous graphite pencil drawing ‘Roundism – 11-01-18’ I rendered the model figure with such highlighted tones as if the skin was lubed.

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surrealistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

Leiden – 23-01-18

When I was walking across the Morspoort Bridge at Leiden I saw this incredible clouds party over Mill ‘De Put’ at the river Rijn towards the Weddesteeg across the water, where Rembrandt was born.

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Roundism – 11-01-18 (sold)

Of late I use models lubed with a lot of oil, just like this art deco-style photograph, in order to obtain great highlights, lovely midtones and smashing darker tones, all divided by abrupt threashold values.

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Cubistic portrait graphite pencil drawing of Vivian Leigh

Sans titre – 05-01-18

A new one in the sans titre series depicting Gone with the Wind actress Vivian Leigh. I like her cool looking appearnce hiding a turmoil of complex emotions, wandering from depression, alcoholism to briljant actorship and back, ending in her death by tuberculosis.

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