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Yellow flight, first in a new series of figurative abstract paintings This is the first in a series of blogs about my recent work. We kick-off this series with a fun small painting called “Yellow flight. It’s a 24×18 cm modern art painting made in my figurative-abstract style using acrylic paint and markers on a
The future is colour The future is colour was originaly made in 2013. From what I remember the only predetermine elements was a feeling of wanting to work in shades of green for the background and wanting several large spots. Now over 7 years later I decided to rework some of these older paintings that
Recap of this summers exhibition in Gallery Alphen art 2018 This exhibition took place from 27th of July until the 31st of August and was possible thanks to a generous donation to the artist collective STA-ART. Thirty plus artist joined the call to bring up to 4 of their art pieces for this exhibition. Considering
Exhibition in Gallery “Galerie Alphen Art” Seeing your art in the open space of a good gallery is always something special and this exhibition in the gallery “Galerie Alphen Art” is no exception. For this exhibition, I wanted to make some bigger canvas pieces. I like to call this size above the couch size. Of course,
Kunstroute Alphen aan den Rijn ALPHENART, Tyvek paintings In November 2017 I participated in the kunstroute Alphen aan den Rijn, better known as the ALPHENART event. My main contribution to this event was a statue that was displayed floating in the water of a small canal. You can read more about it in my previous blog.
ALPHENART, kunstroute Alphen aan den Rijn (a local art event) Kunstroute (art route) are cultural events where you walk along a certain route. During this walk, you will see art piece from a wide range of disciplines. I was asked to join the kunstroute of Alphen aan den Rijn in November 2017, which is better
Colouring pages Every year a local cultural centre hosts a big art event. I will have a stall at this event and was thinking of ways to contribute. One idea was to design some colouring pages to give away for free. Making these reminded me of my older artworks. Long ago I started out by
The making of “Onder Zee” for the “Bloem” exhibition “Onder Zee” (Under Sea) is a tribute to the similarly named poem by the poet J.C. Bloem and was part of the exhibition in honour of this poet. This exhibition was held in 2017 in the city Alphen aan den Rijn in the Netherlands. Part of the assignment that
Art experiment, blocking of the background to create my figures For most of my art, I use strong black line work somewhat similar to a cartoon style to create my figures. I wanted to try something else for this art experiment. I played with the idea to block off part of the background with my