First off: The events the last weekends were a lot of fun. I will post an update as soon as I can show the paintings. And now to the portrait from last Friday. This time Kaisa, another good friend of mine. I’m glad she allowed me to paint her before she leaves to the other … Continue reading Kaisa

Fun Weekend Art Events

I guess we can blame it on the nice weather, but somehow now every weekend some nice artsy events are going on. In half an hour I’ll leave to Ruigoord – a squatted artists village near Amsterdam … they even got a squatted church. There is the All is One festival today (12th of June) … Continue reading Fun Weekend Art Events


Another portrait – it got a bit more of the real feel that I am looking for, while still not seeming like a photo. Although the three hour sessions don’t leave me with enough time to measure exactly (leaving some inaccuracies there), they teach me how to work effectively. And it does add a loose … Continue reading Fabio

Portrait Month: Mieneke

The actual Portrait month is over – I still have this and one more image to show. With this painting everything went wrong: The model didn’t show up, so we started late and a fellow artist had to pose (thanks Mieneke :)). Then the background was a cloth over a door – so it changed … Continue reading Portrait Month: Mieneke

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 … Continue reading Queensday Portraits