impressionistic landscape pastel drawing

The Hague Forest 2 (2014)

A pastel drawing at estate ‘Reigersbergen’ near the ‘Haagse Bos’ (The Hague Forest) in an impressionistic way.Pastel drawing on Canson Mi-Teintes Touch paper (47 x 62 x 0.1 cm).

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impressionistic treescape pastel drawing

The Japanese garden 2 (2014)

The second of two pastels on the Japanese Garden at estate ‘Clingendael’ at The Hague, Netherlands. This one is as impressionistic as the first and I’m looking forward to do some more.

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cubistic museum pastel drawing

Gemeentemuseum 03 (2014)

The Gemeentemuseum at The Hague, Netherlands is one of the leading museums in the world with the biggest Mondriaan collection (among others ‘Victory Boogie Woogie’, admired by Barrack Obama at the spot) I felt doing a series turning Berlage’s architecture into cubism. This is one of them.

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cubistic museum pastel drawing

Gemeentemuseum 01 (2014)

The first of the ‘Gemeentemuseum series’. This one still is in the recondo mode, investigating what I could do with the subject. I had a vague idea of cubism because there’s a lot in it and the building itself is a complex of cubes. A kind of ode to Mondriaan or would that be too corny?

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impressionist treescape pastel drawing

Estate ‘Reigersbergen’ 01 (2014)

A pastel drawing of Estate ‘Reigersbergen’ adjacent to the Haagse Bos in quite some impressionistic moves. You can see me walk there very often because I live close by. Because of my artistic activities and my need to keep up my condition I take 10.000 steps per day.

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impressionistic canyon pastel drawing

Utah (2014)

This one is special. Sarah Rose, a pastellist and dear colleague from the U.S. and living in Utah, once took this picture on horseback.

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Surrealistic nude pastel drawing

Splash (2013)

An experiment in pastel to get flow without blending out with my fingers (in order to avoid ‘muddy segments’ in my pastels).

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