Queensday Portraits

On this Queensday I was painting portraits in Amsterdam’s Vondelpark again. This time with even more artists – Henrik joined, Svetlana reserved the spot and took pictures and Ingeborg and Renske were drawing also. Which is nice – it attracts people to watch and makes them want a portrait too. Even though we were all really exhausted, the whole thing was great fun. I’m looking forward for the next time.


Here we’re setting up the spot.

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Waiting time.

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Waiting more…

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We could only start late, since the rain and cold weather kept people away…

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…but finally we got some models.

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Henrik proved popular with the female crowd. I don’t approve!

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Sometimes one has to take desperate measures to get those little brats to pose. The babies of today show no discipline!

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And the following are some of the portraits, unfortunately I did not take photos of every one I made.

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She was just awesome – nice model and she lent me her child when the authorities came (before 12 one has to have a child when entering). Thanks a lot :)

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