This drawing depicts Lily Elsie, Edwardian actress and singer. I liked the hair volume, its curls and planes.
The sheets on my duvet on which my model lay show nice checkered patterns. Her body contrasted them quite nicely and I decided to exploit this to the max.
Mira (2019) (sold) A commission for a drawing of a young woman that I already painted 9 years ago. Then a teenager, now a young woman and an excellent way […]
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 […]
In this drawing I tried to capture the edgy character of U.S. actress Talullah Bankhead and still bring softness to her face.
This is the first art statement on a drawing I wrote before completing it.
When I saw a picture of a young Catherine Deneuve I immediately saw the potential for my roundism style.
Following my previous sans titre drawing this one shows more clairobscur (chiaroscuro), giving it a rather impressionistic look.
Seeing a photo of 1930s moviestar Myrna Loy reminded me of why I like this kind of photography so much.
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.