Next move on my Venus trail. I decided to do another surrealist one or is it? I put in some of my earlier themes like ‘singarity’, ‘the golden ratio’ and combine them with ‘the collapse of the wave function’.
The Venus of The Hague – 29-05-20
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
Estate ‘Voorlinden’ at Wassenaar, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands has become my favourite park because it holds everything dear to me: a classic mansion from the 1920s, a museum of modern art with an interesting collection and last but not least a park surrounding the main buildings of equisite quality.
The next drawing in my solarized roundism series. It forms a transition from my previous abstracted cubist geometry towards a crossover to realism and surrealism. Like in previous ones I inverted some of the tonal values whereas in other parts they are kept realistic.
Some time ago on Instagram I saw a beautiful woman showing a seated position of herself. I asked her for permission to draw her and decided to employ only my solarization effects of late.
Last year this time around Spring I started a series of small graphite pencil landscapes, one per day. I finished my last Bettie Page painting some time ago, started a new project ( Frida Kahlo), the Corona crises came apparent and my art teachings came to a sudden end. Crash-bang-wallop!
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.
This is my third solarized drawing I did since a long time and represents my regular model I know for years.
In my last drawing ‘Roundism – 29-03-20’ I employed the technique of solarisation again. It turned out to be a rather realistic one and so I decided to do another one more abstract.