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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cubistic nude pastel drawing

Cubistic nude (06) (2013)

Just like ‘Cubistic nude – 04 (2013)’ this one is featured in a daily dutch television soap although scaled down too small. I liked doing some strong stuff through a complementary mix purple / yellow.

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