Wake up call

My table is an invite to work; brushes in a jar and a paperblock are the first things wishing me goodmorning when walking into the living room. It’s as much for routine as it is for spontaneity. Routine when in the mornings my dreams are still fresh. Spontaneity for the evenings that you stay up […]

Longest WIP

This work has gone through many phases. Or maybe me. It has been moved many times and has been painted over,  over and over again. I wrote a post ‘no more wip’, I was wrong. Yes progress, not enough to call it done. The saying goes it’s never done, only that I do not know. […]

Rough landscapes in Rotterdam

Together with students from different art academy’s in the Netherlands and Belgium I attended a workshop ‘aquarelle landscapes’ by Simon Schrikker and TFAC in the Kunsthal Rotterdam. Straight up: it was not the first time working with aquarelle. I worked with aquarelle since I kept arjournals wich is about 7 (!) years. Having a pocket […]

BYOB @tetem

Photo report of the Bring Your Own Beamer Night at Tetem where several artist show their work with somehow a beamer involved. Because of all the beamers, you got a non-intended shadow theatre too. I showed ‘the back on the back’ where I visualize a small part of the circus of life.

2 days painting, glazing proces (video)

During a two days painting clinic of TFAC I was introduced to glazing. An old but to me new, painting technique. The video is a short recap of the proces.     Learning an actual technique, a practical skill is something new.  Painting is a proces of trying and experimenting. Better to say: to fail, […]