Sans titre – 30-03-18

Cubistic portrait graphite pencil drawing of Marilyn Monroe

Following my previous sans titre drawing this one shows more clairobscur (chiaroscuro), giving it a rather impressionistic look.

Sans titre – 05-01-18 (sold)

cubist portrait graphite pencil drawing promotion

A new one in the sans titre series depicting Gone with the Wind actress Vivian Leigh. I like her cool looking appearnce hiding a turmoil of complex emotions, wandering from depression, alcoholism to briljant actorship and back, ending in her death by tuberculosis.

Wouter – 08-11-17 (sold)

Impressionistic portrait pastel drawing

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.

Marijke Akkers-Kersten – 06-11-17 (sold)

Cubistic portrait graphite pencil drawing

Some time ago my mother and I visited the Mauritshuis at The Hague, Netherlands, in order to show the neighbor’s girl around all the goodies of Vermeer and Rembrandt.

Eben Pagan – 09-08-17 (sold)

cubistic portrait graphite pencil drawing

A second commission for the man in the title of the work. This one is done in the style from the (my) past when I liked to combine angular planes and hatched strokes.

Sans titre – 05-05-17

Cubistic portrait graphite pencil drawing of Darja Collin

This one represents Darja Collin, fomer wife of J. Slauerhoff, a great dutch poet and writer of the 1930s.

The green eyed girl (2017) (sold)

realistic portrait painting of a young girl in oil

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.

Sans titre – 25-10-16 (sold)

cubistic portrait colored pencil drawing of Mary Pickford

One from the series ‘sans titre’ depicting moviestars. This one is a tribute to Mary Pickford in some kind of cubistic roundish style.