Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Looking from the Waterberg. Holland.

Had to go to a funeral today.
I decided that i would take the bike,
and left as early as i could to make a
little painting just before the service begun.

"Vanaf de Waterberg."
Or maybe "For Karl."
Arnhem, Holland.
(Looking from the Waterberg.)
Oil on board. 12 x 24 cm.

(Little odd size, but sometimes you have some left overs.)

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Music-chapel. Holland.

It's not always easy to find a lovely spot.
Lately i want something idyllisch something with
a touch of mood or atmosphere.

This has, i think. At least it was great fun to paint.

"Muziek kapel." Velp, Holland.
Oil on board. 24 x 30 cm.(sold.)

Monday, April 23, 2007

Langs het klokkenpad. Holland.

Every time i am gonna paint with Jos van Riswick
in Nijmegen i have to go this route.

And every time i think one day i gone paint it.
Today 's the day!

"Langs het klokkenpad." Huissen, Holland.
(Besides the Bell path.)
Oil on board. 24 x 30 cm.


Friday, April 20, 2007

Coffebreak Holland.

Today i went to Doesburg, a nice
little town very quite so lots of time.

"Koffietijd." Doesburg, Holland.
Oil on board. 24 x 30 cm.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Again Nijmegen. Holland.

An other day with Jos, in Nijmegen.
What a distance, but also what a weather!

Nijmegen, Holland.
Oil on board. 9 x 12"

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Community gardens. Holland.

Been here before but always the fence
was closed, today also but there where
so many people working on their land.

A lovely idyllic place!

"De volkstuintjes." Westervoort, Holland.
(The community gardens.)
Oil on board. 24 x 30 cm.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

An afternoon at a shipyard. Holland

A bit funny and certainly complex,
but nice to do, shipyards!

"Het veer van Brummen."
(The ferry of Brummen.)
Westervoort, Holland.
Oil on board. 24 x 30 cm.

Or should i call it "De lasser." (The welder.) ?

Monday, April 16, 2007

Morning & evening painting. Holland.

It's still warm here in Holland.
So better to paint early in the morning
and early in the evening.

So here you go:

"Op weg naar het werk."Duiven, Holland.
(Going to work.)
Oil on board 18 x 24 cm.

"Avondspits." Duiven, Holland.
Oil on board. 18 x 24 cm.

The funny thing by these paintings is,
The one is looking exactly to the place the other
is painted. ;-)

Sunday, April 15, 2007

"First summer evening." Holland.

Wow it's really a heatwave around here!
31 drg. C in April, that's not normal!
They started measuring around 1900
but never has it been so warm so soon.

Anyway a great evening to paint!!

"De eerste zomeravond." Westervoort. Holland.
("The first summer evening.")
Oil on board. 18 x 24 cm.

Friday, April 13, 2007

Marketplace sketches. Holland.

Didn't had much time today,
to be honest i am not ready
to paint plein air on the marketplace
in my own town, ..... yet.

These sketches are great fun to do though.

"Looking for a shirt."

"Fruit choosing."

"Mom is taking care."

"Making a choice."

All are not for sale.
2b Pencil on paper. 3 x 3"

Thursday, April 12, 2007

"Walking the Daisy's." Holland.

Back on track!
Finally i took the courage to go out, ...
not far though i kept in my own town.

This field was full of Daisy's what a treat,
... its like snow somehow.

"Wandelen op de Madeliefjes." Westervoort, Holland.
(Walking the Daisy's.)
Oil on board. 9 x 12"

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Tendon inflammation.

Due to a old tendon inflammation on my right shoulder
I've been unable to make a daily painting,

i hope i will very soon!

Sorry for this!

Thursday, April 05, 2007

"De Lenteschilder." Holland.

Found a new spot here in town.
A nice garden by a very old farmhouse.
Saw it yesterday but there was nobody home.

Today they where and i may paint where ever i like.
There is work for months over there!

The boy of the owner was painting the house.
A little treat for me, .... what a day!

"De Lenteschilder." Westervoort, Holland.
(The Springpainter.)
Oil on board. 9 x 12" (sold.)

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

"Lentemorgen." Spring-morning. Holland.

More or less commissioned but a great
morning to paint, .....

This field is gone build up the oncoming months
the owner of the house on the right wanted to
have a memoir. (Is this English?!)

"Lentemorgen." Westervoort,Holland.
Oil on board. 9 x 12" (sold.)

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Walking back home. Holland.

Not as warm anymore as the last couple of days
but still great spring and painting weather.

These girls went home after a days work on school.
Later they came looking how thing's where going.
"Op weg naar huis." Loo, Holland.
("Walking back home.")
Oil on board. 9 x 12"

Monday, April 02, 2007

Back to Nijmegen. Holland.

After a lovely bike tour yesterday with my girl,
i went back to Nijmegen today to paint with Jos ( a colleague)

"Op weg naar Nijmegen." Lent, Holland.
Oil on board. 7 x 9"(sold.)