10. March 2021
My newest creation: Comfort Candy’, 30x40 cm, oil on MDF. Guess why I light have gained some Corona-pounds 😉. Searching for an exciting colorcompostion while practicing the local color system used for the frescopaintings during the Early Renaissance.
10. March 2021
There are only ten minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat” (Ralph Waldo Emerson). ‘The 10 minutes of a pear’ 15x20 cm, oil on canvas board. Again an exercise with the tetrachrome palet
28. February 2021
My better self’, 30x40 cm, oil on board. Colourlecture 2, using a TETRACHROME palette, also known as the Zorn Palette, attributed to the Swedish artist, Anders Zorn (1860 – 1920). It consists of only 4 colors: yellow ochre, ivory black, vermilion (alt. permanent red) and titanium/zincwhite. A similar palette was first used by the famous Greek Painter Apelles from Colophon (370 bce),courtpainter from Alexander de Grote and most famous painter in Greek antiquity (according to Plinius in...
27. February 2021
To force myself to keep painting and drawing I’ve signed up for a new intereactive course “color online” with one of my Wackers teachers Maarten Welbergen. Starting from a minimal colorpallet, we increase the number of colors or change the technique, while we move through the “History of Art”. I am so excited and look forward to every monday evening. So many parallel with my study at the UVA. It is kind of all coming together. The first lesson we started with only 3 colours raw umber,...
01. October 2019
Working on a commission. Elephants for a childrens room. Try out different compostions in form and color on paper. Was very excited to try out gouache for the first time. I really like it
15. September 2019
Great opening of the exhibition in the Boterhal in Hoorn, still on view until october 20th
10. September 2019
Today the curator Philine Van der Veghte and I have build the exposition. Not easy to hang 25 different artist and total different works in such a way that everyone gets the expected attention and that the whole is more than every work as such.
01. September 2019
This sunday I gave a lecture about the evolution of figurative art and its relation and position vs abstract art. A revealing journey for myself and everyone who attended the Sunday Afternoon Salon in the Boterhal in Hoorn. Interested? Let me know maybe we can organise an other one
07. June 2019
Today after 5 years I've graduated from the Wackers Academy. What an amazing evening and so many friends and family to celebrate this with