The brown eyed girl (2018) (sold) A commission for a classic portrait. I focused on the complexion of the beautiful young woman that is from indonesian and dutch origin, showing […]
A commissioned piece done in an impressionistic style with lots of clairobscur. I had to come up with a solution for depicting his pale skin hues and still rendering them too unsaturated.
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.
I made a first draft in black and white Conté Carrés but it didn’t work. It stood in my studio for over a year pissing me off. Finallly I knew what to do and was ready to divide space through colourful planes.
Laura – 01-04-15 (sold) A commission piece done in an impressionistic style with lots of clairobscur. I liked doing the blue in the hair at the left top side, […]
Meyendel – 27-02-15 A more cubistic pastel drawing of Meyendel, following the previous ones. I like this ones better because I dared to put the cubes through the branches […]
Meyendel – 26-02-15 Meyendel is a park to the north of The Hague, near Wassenaar, part dunes, part forest where I like to come often. It is marked by […]
I was attracted to the light shing through the needles of the pine, almost making them transparant and blueish rather than showing sharp contours.
A more cubistic pastel drawing of Meyendel, following the previous ones. I like this ones better because I dared to put the cubes through the branches so the drawing becomes fragmented.
Meyendel – 10-02-15 Another pastel drawing I made in the dunes outside The Hague. It’s not entirely cubism and holds certain impressionistic elements, I think. Pastel drawing on […]