A little link collection again – starting with some research on metaphors. This video by “Every Frame A Painting” analyzes how Akira Kurosawa used cinematic techniques in his films. A lot of it is about movement and transitions, but many can be helpful when painting. Specifically the ubiquitous use of weather and the elements as … Continue reading Linking Metaphors in Film and Art
Recent posts on Events
All postings about events I found interesting, or that I take part in (hey, it might even be both at the same time).
For a list of where my art is or was shown, you can check the exhibitions page.
This Sunday artists and residents painted on the central tourist street of Amsterdam. I joined as helper … and had a lot of fun. Here are some of the pictures. You can see more (including a cool overview) at the DoubleYouStreetColours website, who organized this event with the help of the W139. Must have been … Continue reading Street-Art Project on Amsterdam’s Warmoestraat
Below I got a booklet from Japan about my Art-In-Residence – it’s interesting to see the Japanese perspective on it. But first: This evening I’ll give a presentation about my Japan Art in Residence at the Mediamatic in Amsterdam. The event is called Ignite 28 and features 12 speakers with each 5 minutes of time. … Continue reading Kyo-Machiya Booklet – and Ignite Speech Today
Here’s a quick charcoal portrait, done at a Wackers Academie workshop during the recent realisme art convention in Amsterdam. Since we’re at it: The portrait month starts up in April – each Friday and Saturday. I’ll try to join again. If you want to volunteer as a model or go paint, check on the announcement … Continue reading Charcoal Portrait
Time for a little update about the expo of the Japan artworks. The reactions so far are really nice. The opening was sold out – and even with added seats there were still people willing to stand to watch the presentation. It’s great to get lot’s of people that care about the topic and art… … Continue reading Japan Expo Halftime – And New Stuff Upcoming
Two earth shaking events for the next two weeks: This Sunday I’ll be at the redhairday in Breda. I’ll be doing portraits again. It’s really a fun event and a city flooded with red-haired people is a sight to see. Aaaand, next week on the 8th of September, there will be a new edition of … Continue reading Dutch Eventivities: Skech Meet n’ Redhairday