Last week i made some photos of the Industrial Heritage along the Zaan. I’m going to make a serie (starting with 4 or 5) drawings. I want to finish them before my 2 exhibitions in Zaandam. The works will be made with Ink, Water color and Colored pencil.
I bought a copy of the book from Charles Bargue Et Jean-Leon Gerome: Drawing Course and started with the studies (on the left my version of “Plate 1”). I have more books about the classical drawing and painting method from the 19th century en i want to make a serious study of them. Here is
The portrait of Mila is finished. Painted the last details yesterday. Now i have to let it dry for a couple of days, put a layer of retouche varnish on, deliver it to the client. I’m very satisfied with the end result. Mila 2008 Oil on canvas 40 x 40 cm SOLD
I’m working on a portrait of the German Pincher Mila. The first layer of color is applied, next are the details. He begins to look like Mila. The size is 40 x 40 cm. It has to be finished on June 23th. I need to work a bit harder :-).
On june 4 juni was the official opening of my exhibition in the City Hall of Almere. It was a succesful and enjoyable opening. Thanks to the people from the city Almere. De exhibition was until juli 23 2008.
The portrait of Francis and Nina is finished! It took a while but i’m very proud of the end result. The painting hangs in the BovenIJ hospital. When the portrait comes back i’m going to give it to the parents of Francis and Nina. Francis & Nina 2007 Oil on linen 40 x 60 cm