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Mastertraject DIA

Breaking news! I am one of the only 12 selected artists from the Netherland, who are choosen to join the Masterclass DIA.

DIA stands for Drawing Inventions Academy. It’s a masterclass for artist who are also drawing a lot in a professional way and want to improve their work.

This academy was founded by de Dutch artist Arno Kramer.

See also: https://drawinginventionsacademy.com/

Natura XX

Siberian chalk on paper, 70 x 100 cm

Part of the “In the beginning” series

New drawing

Natura XII, ink on paper, 24 x 31 cm

Natura X

From the series “Die begin van die aarde” (a poem by Antjie Krog)

Siberian chalk and conté on paper, 12 x 18 cm

Selene and Eos

In Greek Mythology, Selene  is the goddess of the moon. She is the daughter of the Titans Hyperion and Theia.

And she is the sister of Eos, goddess of the dawn.

SELENE

siberian chalk and acrylic paint on paper, 100 x 70 cm

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EOS

siberian chalk 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….

Below:

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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50 x 65 cm

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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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I am drawing a lot these days. Big pieces, siberian chalk on paper. They are a part of a new series, called “On the extinction of species”.

This one is still in progress, but I can reveal a small detail. The whole drawing is 110 x 130 cm.

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