After many, many hours this painting is finished. After the varnish dried it went to Galerie Stam in Amsterdam. Go to the Prinsengracht 356S if you want to see it. Nostalgic Amsterdam #2, Broodje van Kootje, Leidseplein, 1953 2017 Oil on canvas. 80 x 60 cm Available Click here for more information and price. Below
The “Monthly Celebrity” for this month is Cary Grant. Once told by an interviewer, “Everybody would like to be Cary Grant”, Grant is said to have replied, “So would I.” Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach on January 18, 1904 in Horfield, Bristol, England, to Elsie Maria (Kingdon) and Elias James Leach, who worked
I started on this painting in June 2015. After I got in possession of all the photo albums from my mother. I’ve put it aside for a while and made the second painting in this series first, “Rita & Mien in Limburg, 1959”. There is something missing here so I decided to add some props
I’ve been very busy lately with a lot of assignments. They are (almost) all finished and delivered so I finally have time for my own work. I continued working on my “Nostalgic Amsterdam #2, Broodje van Kootje, 1953. I’m still working on the first layer and couldn’t resist painting the bun as soon as the
The drawing is finished and covered with a thin layer of Gesso with a little bit of raw umber. I like to have some color instead of a white canvas. I started painting in top left corner, there are so many details and everything is interesting…
Last week I started on the second painting in the “Nostalgic Amsterdam” series. The drawing is finally finished, I spent more than 10 hours so far. This is the most detailed painting I made until now. Nostalgic Amsterdam no. 2 “Broodje van Kootje, Leidseplein 1953”. Oil on canvas, 80 x 60 cm.
On February 5 was the opening of the group exhibition at Galerie Stam. As usual, many people showed up. You can see and buy 7 of my works; Nostalgic Amsterdam I and 6 small “Vintage Bottle Cap” paintings. You’ll find Galerie Stam at the Prinsengracht 356 S, Amsterdam. The exhibition lasts untill April 29 2017