Pareidolia

surrealist nude oil painting

Wag the Dog – 24-04-22

My graphite pencil drawing Wag the Dog – 26-09-21 was waiting on the shelf to be put into oil. After my last oil Slava Ukraini – 18-04-22 I thought I’d use another surrealist theme and why not?

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Cubistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Tristan & Isolde – 09-12-19

It so happened that I was instructing a knight on horseback to prance in front of me so I could do a live painting on him, then all of a sudden this beautiful maiden was ruling us both.

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cubist nude surrealist oil painting

Una in aliam – 01-09-19

This oil painting is based on my drawing ‘Nude – 17-06-15’. An artist often sees one thing in another. Salvador Dali saw a rhinoceros in Vermeer’s Lacemaker. I saw a horse in a women’s thigh.

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surrealistic nude graphite pencil drawing

I lost my contacts – 23-09-17

Last Sunday I had another photo shoot and drawing session with my favorite odel and after I saw back the photos there was only one plausible conclusion: There comes a time when you look at a naked woman and discover new things.

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surrealistic landscape graphite pencil drawing

The Ooij polder – 27-06-16 (sold)

A little pond situated in the Ooij Polder, Gelderland, Netherlands, near Nijmegen, caused me a lot of trouble. I saw human figures in the treeline and the water reflections but I had to come up with some subtlety so I wouldn’t attrack all the attention to the figures as well to the trees as a given realistic fact.

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surrealistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Nude – 04-10-15

When I saw this photo for the first time I didn’t know what to think of it. I do not relate to so-called romantic art of ballerinas and dancers striking great poses.

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surrealistic nude graphite pencil drawing

Nude – 17-06-15

When I saw this photo for the first time I didn’t know what to think of it. I do not relate to so-called romantic art of ballerinas and dancers striking great poses. Therefor I had to come up with something different and I was intrigued by the pose nevertheless.

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