The brown eyed girl (2018) (sold)

Realistic portrait oil painting

The brown eyed girl (2018) (sold) A commission for a classic portrait. I focused on the complexion of the beautiful young woman from indonesian and dutch origin, showing a great mixture of madder red, burnt sienna, green, purple, yellow and blue hues in her face. I decided to put the stress on the face and […]

Mary Pickford – 13-09-17

cubistic portrait oil painting of Mary Pickford

This is the painting based on a previous drawing ‘Sans titre – 25-10-16’ depicting Mary Pickford, one of the first female leading ladies in movie history.

The green eyed girl (2017) (sold)

realistic portrait painting of a young girl in oil

A commission for a classic portrait. The young girl, age 3, has beautiful green eyes (hence the title) and was very animated during the sessions, which is fun to watch but difficult to work with as an artist.

Abstract Fruits (2013)

cubistic still life oil painting

A search for capturing a still life in my kind of cubism. For this one I looked closely to C├ęzanne.

Ilna (2012) (sold)

Surrealistic portrait oil painting

A commissionary piece for my dear colleague Humphrey Brugman, with some surrealistic elements added.

Strelizia (2007)

Realistic still life oil painting

In my ever struggle with still lifes I wanted to do a styled flower like a Strelizia and put it in a granate shell my grandfather retrieved from a German Flak position at Nijmegen during W.W. II and light it with a maclite mini torch from within the shell.

Sub rosa (2007) (sold)

surrealistic still life oil painting

Twice it came back to me because of the partner of the purchaser didn’t agree with the vibrator. The third time was a charm.

Hot tin roof (2005)

Impressionistic interior oil painting

A study after sunlight hitting a still life with extreme backlight, with hints of impressionism.

Erasmus (2004) (sold)

Realistic interior oil painting

Since my birth I am a fan of big empty spaces. I painted this one in my previous apartment at the Erasmusweg, The Hague, Netherlands and used it as a stage to suggest emptiness.