Risque – 24-03-22

expressionist nude pastel drawing

The first pastel drawing in the Risque series and was long overdue. At the beginning of February I started this one just to fill the time waiting for my students.

Reclining Nude – 19-09-21

realistic nude pastel drawing

This reclining nude is completed two days after the last model session I held at my studio. Being the first drawing I completed after July’s session means last month’s drawing has not been completed yet. This one was relatively easy though.

Geesje Kwak – 04-09-21

cubist girl graphite pencil drawing

My previous graphite pencil drawing ‘Geesje Kwak – 25-08-21’ was executed in my hatched strokes style and I kinda like it. Sometimes you just feel like doing this or that but in this particular case I understand better why.

Geesje Kwak – 29-08-21

Breitner took a couple of pictures of her in some backyard, perhaps his own. Who knows? For some reason I was inclined to use the principles of singularity as laid down in a drawing like Roundism (Singularity) – 01-06-17.

Model Session – 28-07-21

impressionist nude pastel drawing

Together with a student I had a lovely model session at the Binckhorst in The Hague. She invited me to come to her studio because she had a friend who wanted to sit for us. Actually the same sofa was used as for the previous model session.

Model Session – 16-10-20

impressionistic nude pastel drawing

After my sketch of Louise Brooks – 10-10-20 I wanted to do more in my hatched strokes style. Yesterday’s model session offered me the opportunity again to draw with a live model in front of my eyes.

Schiedam – 09-10-20 (sold)

In 2018 I was visiting the Stedelijk Museum Schiedam with my parents to see the exhibition of art works by Jan Henderikse, a representative of the Dutch Zero group.

Clairobscur – 06-10-20

impressionisitic nude pastel drawing

In 2013 I started this clairobscur lit nude and tucked it in one of pastel maps, only to forget about it for years and years.

Beek-Ubbergen – 01-10-20

impressionistic landscape colored pencil drawing

Beek-Ubbergen again and 50 shades of pink in honour of the fact that colour is highly underestimated in landscapes and outdoors in general.