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Culemborg

Culemborg

A few weeks ago, our little life drawing club closed the season with an outdoor urban sketching session. This sketch was made in the small leisure harbour of Culemborg. Een paar weken geleden sloot ons kleine modeltekenclubje het seizoen af met een avondje buiten tekenen….

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Delft

Delft

Last weekend, I experienced how different it is to live in a city and to visit it as a tourist. With my family, I spent the weekend in Delft, where I lived 7 years when I studied at the Technical University. Of course, I knew…

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Rotterdamse Dakendagen

Rotterdamse Dakendagen

Last weekend you could visit rooftops in Rotterdam, during the Dakendagen (Rooftop Days). A great opportunity to sketch! The view above was drawn on top of the ‘Heuvel Gebouw’. Afgelopen weekend kon je het dak op in Rotterdam, tijdens de Dakendagen. Een geweldige gelegenheid om…

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Same view twice – Hetzelfde uitzicht twee keer

Same view twice – Hetzelfde uitzicht twee keer

The same view twice: the church tower in Buren. The left one was drawn with two colours of ink; the right one with a brushpen and watercolours. Twee keer hetzelfde uitzicht op de kerktoren van Buren. Links getekend met twee kleuren inkt, rechts met een…

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Utrecht – USK NL

Utrecht – USK NL

Last Saturday, the Urban Sketchers Netherlands had their National Sketchcrawl in Utrecht. Around 100 sketchers gathered to draw the city. On the drawing above, you can see the typical Utrecht canals with the low ‘wharf quays’. Afgelopen zaterdag hadden de Urban Sketchers Nederland hun Ntional…

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Life drawing – Modeltekenen

Life drawing – Modeltekenen

These are two of my best sketches from yesterday evening, when our little life drawing club met again. Dit zijn twee van mijn beste schetsen van gisteravond, toen ons modeltekenclubje weer bij elkaar kwam.

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Holiday sketches – Vakantieschetsen

Holiday sketches – Vakantieschetsen

Last week, we were on vacation in France, in Normandy and Brittany. I made some sketches. Above is the view from our camping site in Le Vey at some touristic enterprises. Afgelopen week waren we op vakantie in Frankrijk, in NormandiĆ« en Bretagne. Ik maakte…

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Spring – Lente

Spring – Lente

Blossoming trees in Culemborg. Bloeiende bomen in Culemborg.

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Hartje Haarlem

Hartje Haarlem

Last Sunday, the Urban Sketchers Netherlands had its third National Sketchcrawl in the beautiful city of Haarlem. Around 70 participants could be found in Haarlems city center. Although it was a sunny day, the wind turned a springy Sketchcrawl in something like a polar expedition….

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Rotterdam CS

Rotterdam CS

Last Saturday, I joined the Urban Sketchers Rotterdam for a sketchcrawl in and around Rotterdam Central Station. This is a view made inside the station… outside, it was very cold and windy. The building has a spectacular, triangular shape, which adds to the dramatic composition…

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Flowers – Bloemetje

Flowers – Bloemetje

Flowers for the followers of my blog. Een bloemetje voor de volgers van mijn blog.

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Spring in the air

Spring in the air

Today we suddenly had unusually high temperatures. I made my first ‘warm’ drawing of the year sitting on the bench in front of our house. Vandaag hadden we ineens ongewoon hoge temperaturen. Ik zat lekker op het bankje voor ons huis in de zon en…

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Oude Hortus, Utrecht

Oude Hortus, Utrecht

Yesterday, I joined the Urban Sketchers Utrecht for a sketchcrawl in the ‘Oude Hortus’, part of the University Museum Utrecht. Above, you see a view of the greenhouse, below you see a sketch of one of the plants. The greenhouse was a so-called ‘cold greenhouse’,…

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Rotterdam

Rotterdam

Last Saturday, I was in Rotterdam for a meeting with colleagues. I went early, to make two quick sketches in a sunny, cold city. Afgelopen zaterdag was ik in Rotterdam voor een bijeenkomst met collecga’s. Ik ging vroeg, om nog twee snelle schetsen te kunnen…

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Last Saturday, I attended a project meeting in Amsterdam. I came a few hours earlier, to make a few sketches… but the weather turned against my plans. When I arrived in Amsterdam, it was snowing and snow turned into an icy rain. I found a…

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Life drawing – Modeltekenen

Life drawing – Modeltekenen

Last Tuesday, we had our first life drawing session of the year. The sketch above was made with a brushpen and watercolours. More sketches? Click here. Afgelopen dinsdag kwam ons modeltekenclubje voor de eerste keer dit jaar bij elkaar. De schets hierboven werd gemaakt met…

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Tangle

Tangle

Yesterday, I had fun sketching a toy called ‘Tangle’. Whenever my girls grow tired of it, I will keep it on my desk. It made me think of rollercoasters. Gisteren had ik plezier in het schetsen van ‘Tangle’, een speelgoeddingetje. Zodra mijn dochters er niet…

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Waardenburg

Waardenburg

During a cold walk I saw this medieval castle in Waardenburg. It looks solid and strong on my sketch, but the other side of the castle looks friendly and inviting. I will return there when it is a bit warmer. Tijdens een koude wandeling zag…

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Maastricht

Maastricht

Last Saturday I participated in a sketchcrawl, organised by the Urban Sketchers Netherlands. I was one of fifty sketchers, with international participations from Germany, Belgium and Luxemburg. I joined forces with sketch friend Anne-Rose, and we started the day on de Markt (Market Square). It…

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6Day Amsterdam

6Day Amsterdam

Yesterday, I went to the ‘6 Day Amsterdam’, a six day cycling race. I made a few sketches of the track (click on the sketch above for a larger version), and I tried to do make some sketches during the derny race. Finally, my love…

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