pastels

Model session – 14-02-19

Model session – 14-02-19   Last session with my model I wanted to have her pose a little bit more risqué but counterbalance it by keeping the hatched strokes rather […]

paintings

Nude – 02-02-19

The object was to do a pastel drawing similar to ‘model session – 17-01-19’ but to keep the hatched strokes rather wide. I also wanted to combine more complementary colour combinations in order to get a greyish look while on the other hand those hatched strokes look very saturated up close.

drawings

De Koepel (The Dome) at Voorburg – 01-11-18

When I go to teach at Studio Brugman, atVoorburg I often come across The Dome (De Koepel), situated in the middle of estate ‘Vreugd en Rust’. When I saw the autumn sun burst through the trees I saw the link to the ‘inner necessity’ felt by people like Alexej von Jawlensky and Kadinsky from the ‘Blaue Reiter’ movement. 1 + 1 equals two and that very sun and the exhibition I visited last Sunday at the Gemeentemuseum where I saw all his works, culmunated into this piece, rather expressionistic of nature, in which I expressed my inner necessity.

paintings

Model session – 29-11-18

Model session – 29-11-18   This evening I had a great session with my main model throughout the years. She is slender, knows what I want and shows dark skin […]

pastels

Model – 01-12-17

Model – 01-12-17   Some months ago I started attending some drawing sessions at Rotterdam where I did short positions again. I liked it a lot and since there is […]

pastels

Mildred 1 – session 22-07-17

Mildred 1 – session 22-07-17 (at Studio Brugman, at Voorburg, Netherlands)   An impressionistic approach to live model sketching with one of my favorite models – done at Voorburg. Netherlands. […]