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Exhibition for the day in Lichtaard

During the Noord-Friese Winkeltjesroute on Saturday 28 July, I will be exhibiting for the day, together with Tjikke Idema and Sjouke Touber in the church of Lichtaard (near Dokkum). The exhibition is part of ‘Art in the Church’ and is linked to the North Frisian Shopping Route. You can visit the church at the Noordermieddyk […]

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Golden Hour

[:nl] Acrylverf op mdf board, 30 x 40 cm[:en] Acrylic on mdf board, 30 x 40 cm[:]

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An Aubrey Beardsley inspired poster

As an assignment from the Art Academy class Art History, this year we need to create four posters and or advertisements. Each inspired on an art periode from 1880 till now. For the first poster, I chose to get inspired by Art Nouveau and especially by the works of Aubrey Beardsley. In addition to using […]

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Christmas market

What a great Christmas market in the Blokhuispoort in Leeuwarden! Thanks mum for your wonderful help, thanks to all the visitors of the market, thanks to all of my customers, thanks for all the great little talks, thanks for the organisation of the market. To that sweet girl who got the pens to decorate tree […]

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Mixed Media

Too old to learn? Never! After I’ve worked a lot of years in IT and communications, I realised that making art is my passion. Because I want to make better art, I started artschool (Kunstacademie Friesland) last september. I enjoy that so much. An evening playing with mixed media resulted in these two works of […]

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Hanny

It was rather difficult to make a good photo of this painting, because it’s shining all over due to the oil glaze. This photo reflects the painting the best, although I like the painting better. Acrylic on board with an oil glaze, 30 x 40 cm

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Portrait of Paul de Leeuw

For almost a year I doubted whether this portrait of Dutch comedian and television host Paul de Leeuw was “finished”. Because tomorrow I drew this portrait exactly one year ago, I today decided: It’s done!

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Rembrandtmarket great success

Looking out on the Van Harenskerk last saturday I had a booth on the Rembrandtmarket in St. Annaparochie. What a great market it was! I will definitely join in next year. There even was a visitor who enjoyed herself so much watching my art and me making art that she stayed for over an hour. […]

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Painting moved to Belgium

After Australia, one of my paintings moved to… Belgium! Mrs and mr De Kunst bought the painting when I stayed in The Blokhuispoort for two weeks. Mrs De Kunst liked the painting for her study on a blue wall. This is one of my favorite paintings. It’s always a bit sad to say goodbye to […]

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Artists in a jail cell

Well! My cell in the Blokhuispoort, the former jail in Leeuwarden has been decorated. For the next two weeks you can find me there, at least from wednesday until saturday. Saturday the 23rd of july will be my last day. Not only you can buy some paintings and art cards from me, but I also […]

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