An impressionistic view on Leiden, where I studied. I am often fascinated my reflections in water and there are so many canals to be found over there. The movement of the water is what I put as a central theme in this drawing.
I was visiting the new established museum at estate ‘Voorlinden’ at Wassenaar, Netherlands and saw the old mansion next to the new museum building and this inspired be to combine them in a coloured pencil drawing.
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.
Part of the bigger roundism series and reason why I got blocked by Facebook. It had serious issues with nude at that time. Since then its policy on nudity has changed after a couples of scandals that made the press.