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 quick sketch in pastel and charcoal after I completed my graphite pencil drawing ‘Wijk bij Duurstede – 20-05-19’ this evening.
Yesterday I had famous dancer and choreographer Julia Gómez
A classic model study I did yesterday at Leidschendam, Netherlands.
A pastel of a treescape at Royal estate ‘De Horsten’ at Wassenaar, Netherlands. This one I did last Saturday for a group of pastel students and limited myself to appromixately 2 hours, synchronizing to the time span of the pastel workshop, in order for them to relate to a quick build-up without throwing too much details like leaves and branches.
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.