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 […]
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.
An oil painting of Henriëtte Sibie, who sits for me quite frequently, most of the times at Studio Brugman.
Named after the same song by David Bowie. I made this piece as a protest against all organized religion.
A commissionary piece for the parents of a little girl. I asked for some liberty because the girl wanted to have flowers in the painting, so to avoid being corny I put some surrealistic elements in it.
In 2009 my bathroom was finished and I was taking a bath. Due to lavender oil I dreamt away and saw a woman floating towards me.
A big surrealistic oil painting. Surrealism – with Salvador Dali as exceptional example – always has drawn my attention.
A commissionary piece for someone who loves the blues. Robert Johnson with his guitar walking from the departing train.
A painting I made for my exhibition in 2008 at museum ‘Marishuis’ at Heumen, Gelderland, Nederland.
A surreastic oil painting with an ashtray and flowers as cigars. I liked painting the texture of fire so I had to come up with a dark negative space to sett off the light sufficiently.