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.
A realistic / impressionistic pastel drawing of estate ‘Oosterbeek’, at The Hague, Netherlands.
I was inspired by Mondriaan’s orange mill when I did this piece. I executed it in quite expressionistic colours.
A pastel drawing at estate ‘Reigersbergen’ near the ‘Haagse Bos’ (The Hague Forest) in an impressionistic way.Pastel drawing on Canson Mi-Teintes Touch paper (47 x 62 x 0.1 cm).
Longing for spring makes me post this one. I closely studied Camille Pisarro and saw leaves, blossom transcending into the negative space around it very gradually.
Pastel drawing of the main canal at royal estate ‘De Horsten’, near Wassenaar, Netherlands. It’s owned by a Chinese collector now.
A pastel of the ‘Berg en Dal’ series, an investigation after different styles of doing landscapes.
A view on the hills of Berg en Dal, at Gelderland, Netherlands.
An impressionistic view on Berg en Dal, near Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands and part of a series.
A rather expressionistic approach to one of my favourite spots in The Netherlands – Berg en Dal, near Nijmegen where I grew up.