Berg en Dal – 30-12-23

cubist treescape pastel drawing

This pastel drawing ‘Berg en Dal – 30-12-23’ is the second of new pastel editions to an ever growing series.

Berg en Dal – 19-12-23

cubist treescape pastel drawing

This pastel drawing ‘Berg en Dal – 19-12-23’ is an elaboration of a graphite pencil drawing from May this year.

Melina Noëlle – 17-09-22

realist portrait pastel drawing

And then the day for a planned live model session finally arrived: drawing Melina Noëlle. She is the daughter of Guinnie who is, together with her sister Gaby, responsible for the catering in Brugman art.

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.

Voorlinden – 03-05-20

impressionist treescape pastel drawing

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.

Self Portrait – 20-05-19

Impressionistic portrait pastel drawing

A quick sketch in pastel and charcoal after I completed my graphite pencil drawing ‘Wijk bij Duurstede – 20-05-19’ this evening.

Julia -28-08-18

impressionistic nude pastel drawing

Yesterday I had famous dancer and choreographer Julia Gómez

Royal estate ‘De Horsten’ – 02-04-18

Impressionistic treescape pastel drawing

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.