Category: Portfolio

Golden Hour

Acrylic on mdf board, 30 x 40 cm

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Letting go

My most recent painting ‘Letting go’, 40 x 120 cm, acrylic paint on a 3D canvas. A very personal painting.

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Sketching near The Potmarge

The ‘Potmarge’ is one of the nicest parts of Leeuwarden. Yesterday I had a great time walking near this centuries old water way. Sketching trees en views, while the sun was shining. I just love springtime!   A couple of fast sketches:

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Working with gold leaf

In art academy I followed a workshop ‘working with gold leafs’ by Candace Charlton. Below the results. Golden angel 24 x 30 cm, acrylics on mdf with 23,75 karat gold leaf € 100 (shipping costs not included) Golden sunset 25 x 25 cm, acrylics on board with 23,75 karat gold leaf € 50 (shipping costs […]

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Illuminated letter

As an assignment for art school, I created this illuminated letter. In the middle ages they where used to illustrate manuscripts. This illuminated letter has some Celtic motifs and a fantastic animal motif.

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Etch parrot

For the first time in my life, tonight I have been etching (drypoint). What a nice experience. I loved doing it. I really want to experiment with it a lot more. Unfortunately, I don’t have a press and the right ink, so I’ll have to be patient. It’s a dirty job by the way, the […]

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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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Already in the Christmas mood

Well, I just felt in the mood, being ‘locked up’ in a cel in the former jail Blokhuispoort in Leeuwarden: drawing Christmas trees. So I have time to scan and print them on cards and sell them on markets. A sneak preview…

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Painting ‘Fryslân’

Yes, finished! My latest painting ‘Fryslân’. In a couple of weeks this painting will move to… Australia! The theme is ‘Fryslân’, can you detect all the Frisian elements? Scroll down to find out which 17 theme’s I painted. It took me 47 hours to design and paint this painting. I’m very happy with the result! […]

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Crazy about sea horses

I just can’t stop drawing sea horses. How elegant they are!

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