Tuesday, December 17, 2013

"Laatste Licht." Doetinchem, Holland.

What a awesome sunset we had yesterday evening here in Holland!
 
"Laatste Licht." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Last Light.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 
 

Monday, December 16, 2013

"De Johanna." Nijmegen, Holland.

Here a commission I did in Nijmegen last week, I wanted to tweak  it a little befor uploading it. Especially the sunlight that day,  it was the only sunray the whole day but it just gave that litte spark to the vessel. When I started with the painting you hardly could notice the ship at all!
 
 
"De Johanna." Nijmgen, Holland.
Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.

 

Thursday, December 12, 2013

"Havenweg." Nijmegen, Holland.

A little sketch from yesterday, ... cold and foggy.
 
"Havenweg." Nijmegen, Holland.
Oil on panel. 15 x 24 cm.
 

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

"X-mas tree selling." Doetinchem, Holland

As said I had to go back and paint this scene, ...
 
"Kerstbomen verkoop." Doetinchem, Holland.
(X-mas tree selling.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Monday, December 09, 2013

"Christmass tree selling" Doetinchem, Holland.

I really have to go back to this spot very soon,
but then more in the evening when the lights are
much more prominent.
 
"Ellmann Kerstbomen." Doetinchem, Holland.
Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Friday, December 06, 2013

"A lot Allotments." Doetinchem, Holland.

Altho very windy I maneged to paint a little.
Sheltered behind a big pinetree is was well doable.
 
"Veel Volkstuintjes." Doetinchem, Holland.
(A lot Allotments.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Thursday, December 05, 2013

"Watermolen Borculo." Borculo, Holland.

Wednesday painting day with Jan Baggen.
This Wednesday we went to Borculo, a very nice little town
with lots of little channels and locks. Even a watermill from 1490
or so, ...
 
"Watermolen Borculo." Borculo, Holland.
(Watermill Borculo.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

"Cold Morning." Doetinchem, Holland.

Although most of Holland was competely fogged over,
we had a great sunny day, with a cold start tho.
 
"Koude Ochtend." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Cold Morning.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

"Goosefield." Doetinchem, Holland.

I'm starting to appreciate these little farmland and farms
more and more. But you have to look very careful to find
them, most of them are already upgraded that much that there
is not much to look for anymore.
 
"Ganzenveld." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Goosefield.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

"Walmolen Doetinchem." Doetinchem, Holland.

Somehow I like those nocturnals, ...
It's always a surprise what you take home, in other words
you never know exactly what your doing in the field.
 
"Walmolen Doetinchem." Doetinchem, Holland.
Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Friday, November 22, 2013

"Cemetery Loolaan." Doetinchem, Holland.

Often I walk around after finishing a painting to see if there
are more subjects of interest, I noticed this scene in the spring
and knew it could only be painted with the leaves off the treas.
I'd reckoned that it's well worth the effort to give it a go in the
autumn as well now all the leaves where gone.
 
"Begraafplaats Loolaan." Doetinchem, Holland.
Oil on panel. 24 x 30  cm.
 

Thursday, November 21, 2013

"Grijze Middag." Harmelen, Holland.

Painted together with Michael Richardson last Sunday,
We drove around awhile so I really have no idea if this
is Harmelen, Michael thinks it's Breukelen, ... a well.
 
"Grijze Middag." Harmelen, Holland.
(Grey afternoon.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

"Gildekaot." Zeddam, Holland.

Just for fun I asked my neighbor what I should paint yesterday,
he answered paint the museumfarm in Zeddam, ... so I did.
Pity it wasn't open cause the area behind the fence looked very
attractive (painterly spoken)
 
"Gildekaot." Zeddam, Holland.
Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

"Even uit met de Hond." Doetinchem, Holland.

It's darkens very early now a days so I thought a nocturnal
would be the best next thing.
 
"Uit met de hond uit." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Walking the dog.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Friday, November 15, 2013

"Autumngraves." Zutphen, Holland.

From a few days back,
 
"Herfstgraven." Zutphen, Holland.
(Autumngraves.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Friday, October 25, 2013

"Burning forest." Hummelo, Holland.

While painting with Jan earlier this week,
I noticed this piece of forest an I just had
to come back to paint it.
 
"Brandend bos." Hummelo, Holland.
(Burning forest.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Thursday, October 24, 2013

"Gate to the Autumn." Laag-Keppel, Holland

Had a lovely day yesterday with Jan Baggen, an artist from
Zutphen painting in and around Laag-Keppel.
 
"Poortje naar de Herfst." Laag-Keppel, Holland.
(Gate to the Autumn.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

"Gardening Wilhelminastraat." Doetinchem, Holland.

I lived near this street a long time ago and always found it a lovely
street with those Elms. Epsecially in the autumn, they are soo ful
of color, ...
 
"Tuinwerk Wilhelminastraat." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Gardening Wilhelminastraat.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

"Golden stroll" Doetinchem, Holland.

It spectacular autumn around here, and the guy with his
little dog is well aware of it I'll reckon.
 
"Gouden wandeling." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Golden Stroll.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Monday, October 21, 2013

"Lonely Birches." Beekbergen, Holland.

Been awhile since I posted anything, ...
First a week painting in the forest (Beekbergen) and after
that a my girlfriend had a week off, and we wanted to refurbish
our guestroom, so not much time to blog.
 
Anyhow, the holidays are gone, the week painting in the forest over
and our Daily posting can restart, ... I hope.
 
The first one I post now is from my little painting trip to the forest,
the autumn wasn't that pronounced as it is now, but anyway it was
great fun to stay in a little cabin with just some paint and a few good
art books.
 
"Eenzame Berkjes." Beekbergen, Holland.
(Lonely Birches.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.

Friday, October 04, 2013

"De Oude Eekhoorn." Doetinchem, Holland.

This area is rebuild at the moment and this scene won't
be possible to paint in the near future from this point.
Luckily the little street and houses are going to stay,
and the gorgeous light under these trees are still paintable, ...
 
"De oude Eekhoorn." Doetinchem, Holland.
(The Old Squirle.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Thursday, October 03, 2013

"Circus is back in Town!" Doetinchem, Holland.

Yes it really is!!
 
"Het Circus is in de stad!" Doetinchem, Holland.
(Circus is back in Town.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Golden morning

Each time after I painted early in the morning I noticed that
the first light on the lanscape is also very nice. So I started a
little later this morning, ...
 
"Gouden Morgen." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Golden morning.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Saturday, September 28, 2013

"A start of a beautiful day." Doetinchem, Holland.

Made last Fryday, and indeed a great day it was.
 
"Begin van een mooie dag."  Doetinchem, Holland.
(Start of a beautiful day.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Thursday, September 26, 2013

"Theekoepeltje" Doetinchem, Holland.

Just a lovely morning painting, ...
 
"Theekoepeltje." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Little Teadome.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

"Leven en Dood." Doetinchem, Holland.

This could well be my favorite spot in Doetinchem, ... 'De Kleine Holt' that is.
A great place with lot's and lots of subject to paint.
 
"Leven en Dood." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Life & Death.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

"Caffee Friends from the past." Deventer, Holland.

A little sketch I made last Thursday in Deventer, ...
 
"Cafe Vrienden van Vroeger." Deventer, Holland.
(Caffee Friends from the past.) Oil on panel. 18 x 24 cm.
 

Friday, September 20, 2013

"NieuweSluis." Zwartsluis, Holland.

Made last wednseday in Zwartsluis, ...
 
"NieuweSluis." Zwartsluis, Holland.
(NewLock.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 
 

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

"Nobody home." Hummelo, Holland.

Made this one yesterday, ...
 
"Niemand thuis." Hummelo, Holland.
(Nobody home.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

"Fries pride." Gendt, Holland.

An other one from last Sunday, ...
 
"Friese trots." Gendt, Holland.
(Fries pride.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Monday, September 16, 2013

"Waiting for the boss." Gendt, Holland.

A lovley day in Gendt yesterday, ... Thanks Koen!
It's a real pleasure to be able to paint in you awesome gardens again.
 
 
"wachtend op de baas." Gendt, Holland.
(Waiting for the boss.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Saturday, September 14, 2013

"Open doors." Doetinchem, Holland.

One from last Friday as well, a sunrise painting doesn't
take that long, although I wish you could take some more
time for it.
 
"Open deur." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Open doors.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Friday, September 13, 2013

"At Sunrise." Doetinchem, Holland

Guess this was a lucky shot, never knew that it turned
almost complete reddish just before the Sun comes up.
I did the first strokes befor the Sun rose but after that
it went all much too fast, ...
 
"Zonsopkomst." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Sunrise.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Thursday, September 12, 2013

"Before Sun Rise." Doetinchem, Holland.

Early but well worth it, ... guess it would be even more
exciting to go out a little sooner, then to chase the last details
 
"Voor Zonsopkomst." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Before Sunrise.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

"Going wild in the woods." Doetinchem, Holland.

Last Sunday I discovered a nice peace of forest nearby
which was so dense you could go lost after a few steps of a path, ... I almost did.
It's amazing how little rain come through even when it pours quite hard.
Anyhow, it was a challenge I thought about the whole weekend.
 
"Gek op bos." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Nuts about Forest.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Monday, September 09, 2013

"Smog factory." Rheden, Holland.

One from last week to stay on the radar, ...
Been too busy to get out today, pity, maybe tomorrow.
 
"Smog fabriek. " Rheden, Holland.
(Smog factory.)  Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Sunday, September 08, 2013

"Herinneringslaan." Westervoort, Holland.

Made this one as well last Friday, ... it was a real
stroll into memory-lane, indeed.
 
"Herinnerings laan." Westervoort, Holland.
(Memory -lane.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Saturday, September 07, 2013

"Tuintje van Truus." Westervoort, Holland.

A I told yesterday early morning painting is a real rush, ...
Before you even have blocked inn the main parts the light
was already running across the grass, so I had to paint most
part from memory and looked at home where to tweak it a little.
 
"Tuintje van Truus." Westervoort, Holland.
(Truus Garden.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Friday, September 06, 2013

"Edge of the woods." Rheden, Holland.

Made this one a few days back, ...
Not that I haven't painted today, but I am not sure if it's
ready yet.
 
The morning light is soo incredible fast, ...
 
"Rand van het bos." Rheden, Holland.
(Edge of the woods.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Thursday, September 05, 2013

"Smeared White Sídhe." Doetinchem, Holland.

It's getting autumn like around here in the early morning,
lots of 'Witte Wieven' (White Sídhe.) around in the morning, ...
Tricky to paint them, once they notice you they are gone.
 
One tip for it, is to stand on the edge on a shadow, estimate a little
how long it will take to get into the sun light, this way you're probably
notice a bit sooner that the world around you is changed, ...
 
"Uitgesmeerde witte wieve." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Smeared White Sídhe.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.
 

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

"Kruisallee." Doetinchem, Holland.

Yesterdays effort, ...
 
"Kruisallee." Doetinchem, Holland.
(Kruisallee.) Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm.