Oil Paintings

Surrealistic still life oil painting

Flames (2007)

A surreastic oil painting with an ashtray and flowers as cigars. I liked painting the texture of fire so I had to come up with a dark negative space to sett off the light sufficiently.

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surrealist landscape oil painting

Grassy Knoll 1 (2007)

The original oil painting on which I based a much larger version. I was fantasizing what would have happened in the days before the assassination of president John F. Kennedy at the very spot (Dealy Plaza).

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Surrealistic interior oil painting

Lust (2007) (sold)

Not a real surrealistic painting but almost ‘alternative realism’. A woman reading the newspapers. One used condom on the floor, half a bottle of wine with two empty glasses. One cup of coffee on bed.

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Realistic still life oil painting

Strelizia (2007)

In my ever struggle with still lifes I wanted to do a styled flower like a Strelizia and put it in a granate shell my grandfather retrieved from a German Flak position at Nijmegen during W.W. II and light it with a maclite mini torch from within the shell.

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Realistic still life oil painting

Etude (2005)

A quick study. I liked doing something simple and I arranged the objects in a triangular position. With only some faint color usage. I guess I was learning the trade of oil painting still, seeing this one after all these years.

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Realistic nude oil painting

Foetus (2004)

I love foreshortened positions and although the model is tucked in very tightly, through application of the golden ratio and positioning the model according it, the composition worked out fine.

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Realistic interior oil painting

Erasmus (2004) (sold)

Since my birth I am a fan of big empty spaces. I painted this one in my previous apartment at the Erasmusweg, The Hague, Netherlands and used it as a stage to suggest emptiness.

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