Painting Tributes

A podcast about paintings?

This is a slideshow associated with a podcast. And with English subtitles. Go to the podcast. It is referring to quite a number of blogposts and some podcasts I made before. Here are the links to those: More about my atheism. My ‘Rembrandt as St. Paul features as the home button on this site. More… Continue reading Painting Tributes

For sale: Dead Robin

Dead Robin (2019)

In 2019 I made my first oil paintings.This one is called ‘Dead Robin‘. It is 40 cm high, 30 wide; Oil on wood (MDF). This blog post is one of a series about work I have not previously shown here on the OldDutchPainter. I made it impulsively: when I started painting it I didn’t know… Continue reading For sale: Dead Robin

Paintings for sale

Far, far away, long, long ago

Thanks to rather ‘special’ actions by Google and Chrome(books), I lost many files. Images, especially. Paintings by my own hand more especially. Because the vast majority of those are still in my possession and at my home, I can take photos of them again. There are also advantages to this. I am now taking a… Continue reading Paintings for sale

Phosphorus Fertilizer and ‘Prepping’

I have quite a few houseplants in my living room. On my tiny balcony, in addition to ornamental plants, I have plants for consumption too. I purchased the spathiphyllum specimen shown here over ten years ago and it did produce some flowers every year. Inspired by my ‘microscopic‘ horticultural activities and observations, a few weeks… Continue reading Phosphorus Fertilizer and ‘Prepping’

Impression of a surreal reality

No Old Dutch Painter from the 17th century –or any other century before the twentieth– could have created a painting like this! For a host of reasons. Nothing even remotely resembling what can be seen here under that cloud cover existed yet. Those colossal high-voltage pylons, which are dwarfed by the overwhelming number of even… Continue reading Impression of a surreal reality

When Narendra Modi got fed up

Narendra Modi

The Gujarat Riots in 2002 There is a good chance that a lie campaign against President Narendra Modi will soon erupt again worldwide. Very soon his 73nd birthday will be celebrated on a large scale and next year there will be elections for the Lok Sabha: the House of Commons of India. Most likely the… Continue reading When Narendra Modi got fed up