I appreciate this street art like I appreciate the Blues. On bricks!
Contemporary and friend of Rembrandt van Rijn. The craftsmanship with which especially the fabrics are depicted is really astonishing. It even stands out a bit against the representation of hands and faces.
Work (on oilpainting) in progress. Those microphones looked really high-tech back then.More so then, than when the great composer, guitarist and performer Zappa used them:
I produced this one in a couple of hours in the beginning of 2019.In the atelier of my first painting teacher I started to make the brown paint and to quickly create the face. When I came home I noticed that the face showed too much similarity with that of British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.… Continue reading Not Jeremy Corbyn
So I made this lovely photo of my oldest grandson running through a fountain. I made a special enlargement of it by making a painting on the wall behind the photo.Then sunset came by. I absolutely love it.
To me the most interesting aspect of this photo is that it is impossible to tell on the basis of it what time of day it is.Except of course when you know the exact location where it was taken and the direction.Partly it is due to the colours: they are unnatural. Or should I say… Continue reading The colour of dazzling
Colourizing old movies: I saw great examples of it before and today I discovered that a fellow Dutchman called Rick is doing a really great job in this field. Here an example of his work: The Attack on Pearl Harbour.This blogpost is about something completely different, yet in a way comparable. I chose this example-link… Continue reading Expressionism? I do want to cry out..
Link to the specific source at The International Churchill Society. I say Centre instead of society. Their twitter-handle is @ChurchillCentre ..
Link to the complete preface of the book 49:49 prepublished on the Academia account.
I paint not only to produce something beautiful, but also to get in a better mood. Funny: exactly at the half of the video the camera automatically changes the focus and so emphasises the effect of the varnishing.P.S.: I drastically modified the wall on which the triptych is hung to give it a sort of… Continue reading Varnishing a Triptych