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.

Veere – 24-03-20

cubist cityscape graphite pencil drawing

These unusual times cause people to search for new ways to keep their minds busy. Some told me they binge watch or take virtual tours online, others turn to books still waiting for them. As an artist I just turn to what I do best for all these years: drawing and painting.

De Hofvijver – 20-03-20

impressionist cityscape graphite pencil drawing promotion

A unique situation: everybody all around the world at home and as to me: I got nothing to do except for painting and sketching but hey that is what we artists do all the time.

Matthijs & Ben – 26-02-20 (sold)

realistic portrait pastel drawing

This one is special. Long since they passed away only know to reappear in pastel. This one represents my uncle Ben taking care of his son Matthijs some 30 years ago.

Model session – 31-12-19

impressionist nude pastel drawing

Last day of the year and completed a work in progress I started during a live session with my regular model. With just two simple LED reading lamps I got the atmosphere right

Model session – 23-11-19

Last Thursday 21th of November I had my regular model over again in my studio and it was a good session. I placed two led light sources next to her, creating a nice razor light over her body.

Model session – 26-09-19

Impressionistic nude pastel drawing

Model sketching time again. My mind was occupied with many other projects but live model sketching always has priority. Whereas skecthing often is called the primary process, live model sketching I consider to be primus inter pares.