A search for capturing a still life in my kind of cubism. For this one I looked closely to Cézanne.
In my ever struggle with still lifes I wanted to do a styled flower like a Strelizia and put it in a granate shell my grandfather retrieved from a German Flak position at Nijmegen during W.W. II and light it with a maclite mini torch from within the shell.
A commissioned piece for a head of police.
Twice it came back to me because of the partner of the purchaser didn’t agree with the vibrator. The third time was a charm.
A study after sunlight hitting a still life with extreme backlight, with hints of impressionism.
Still life with fruit and candles (2004)
Just a pastel sketch after not having done pastels for years.
An early pastel sketch of empty bottles in my years of being a law student.
An early coloredpencil sketch of beer bottles, learning to create mass out of tonal values. In retrospective I like this one because it shows the transition from a child to an adolescent and more mature look at things.
Abstract flower (1970 – 1975) One of the earliest art works I ever made. Oil pastel drawing on paper Artist: Corné Akkers Facebook-f Twitter Pinterest Behance Reddit Deviantart Instagram Flickr […]