Abstract Fruits (2013)

cubistic still life oil painting

A search for capturing a still life in my kind of cubism. For this one I looked closely to Cézanne.

Strelizia (2007)

Realistic still life oil painting

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.

Sub rosa (2007) (sold)

surrealistic still life oil painting

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.

Hot tin roof (2005)

Impressionistic interior oil painting

A study after sunlight hitting a still life with extreme backlight, with hints of impressionism.

Beer bottles (1984)

realistic colored pencil drawing of beer bottles

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)

Child's drawing by Corne Akkers

Abstract flower (1970 – 1975)  One of the earliest works I ever made. In retrospective I rather like it and of late some etsy-like website even thought it to be cute if they would include this one in their catalogue. I don’t know. Many of my child’s drawings look as such but this one looks […]