Bedside Moonlighting – 31-08-20

impressionistic nude graphite pencil drawing

My model and I were looking for intesting poses and on the bedside there it was: a beautiful one with some interesting lighting. Sometimes extreme light like in this particular case can offer a new insight in compositionary possibilities.

Estate ‘Reigersbergen’ – 16-05-20

Impressionistic landscape graphite pencil drawing

These Corona days I wander about the region like I am used to. Nothing changed in this respect and I am more than happy that we in The Netherlands have at least some freedom of movement and that the end of our ‘intelligent lock down’ is in sight

Marlot – 11-04-20

Impressionistic landscape graphite pencil drawing

Last year this time around Spring I started a series of small graphite pencil landscapes, one per day.

Oosterbeek – 08-04-20

Impressionistic landscape graphite pencil drawing

The second one of Oosterbeek this week and I chose a specific spot in the park where there is a bend in brook running through it.

Model session – 23-12-19

My regular model comes to visit me every month and this time I had the plan to put only two small LED light sources around her.

Gouda – 07-07-19

surrealistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

This is the fifth drawing of Gouda, a beautiful city in Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, not far from where I live. It is a depiction of the Sint-Janskerk from the Market (de Markt).

Leidschendam – 01-09-18 (sold)​

Cubistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

Once I was at the roof top of a friend of mine who held an exhibition in her home at Leischendam, looking over ‘De Sluisjes’ (the locks) in the centre.

Gouda – 11-08-18

surrealistic moument graphite pencil drawing

Last week I was walking in the direction of Museum Gouda to visit the exhibition ‘From Gauguin to Toorop’ when I saw this canal adjacent to the museum, opposite to the old church of Gouda.

The Ooij polder – 27-06-16 (sold)

surrealistic landscape graphite pencil drawing

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.