Tag Archive: Charles Darwin


Chalk, acrylic and oil on paper

100 x 70 cm

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I am Dutch. Try to master the English language. Read a lot. Margaret Atwood for instance, with the Madadam Trilogy and A Handmaid Tale.

Run into new words:

Yore, of Yore: A long time ago.

This is me. My drawings and paintings. Refering to a time, where forms weren’t that specific. The origin of….

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70 x 100 cm. Acrylic on paper, siberian chalk on paper and oilpaint on paper.

I am using different backgrounds now (acrylic and siberain chalk) and try to make a combination between this background in paint and the drawings I’ve made lately. And on top, again paint, in acrylic or oil. Layer over layer, over layer. Chalk over paint, paint over chalk).

“DRAWTINGS”, I call them.

Or: “DARWINgs

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I am using not only siberian chalk here, but also conté and acrylic paint.

Still looks like a print, although it’s “just” a drawing

50 x 65 cm

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Photography

A triptych. Three pictures, 60 x 90 cm

Finished this one yesterday.

Darwin, Darwin, Darwin.

80 x 120 cm. Oil on canvas.

 

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Siberian chalk on paper, 100 x 70 cm

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The Darwin Project

70 x 100 cm

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This one is more delicate, more refined. But the dark piece on the top, makes you wonder.

“Is everything alright, or….?”

100 x 70 cm, chalk on paper.

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The Darwin project exists of two major themes. “The origin of species….” is one of them.

Here a detail of a new painting I’m working on. Only a small detail, approximately 15 by 30 cm. The whole painting is 80 x 120 cm.

Still al lot of work has to be done. Only worked on it three sessions. I’ll keep you posted!

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On the origin of species, number 3, oil on canvas.

70 x 90 cm

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