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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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Men at work – Werk in uitvoering

Men at work – Werk in uitvoering

A few weeks ago, I had construction work done at my house. I know how to behave in situations like that. I make coffee and keep out of the way. Een aantal weken geleden werden er bouwwerkzaamheden uitgevoerd in mijn huis. Ik weet hoe ik…

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Life drawing – Modeltekenen

Life drawing – Modeltekenen

Yesterday evening, we had two models in our life drawing club. More: click here. Gisteren hadden we twee modellen in ons modeltekenclubje. Meer: klik hier.

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Utrecht

Utrecht

A sketch I made in a cold and rainy Utrecht. Fortunately, I found a covered bus stop. More of my sketches from Utrecht can be seen here. Een schets die ik maakte in een koud en regenachtig Utrecht. Gelukkig vond ik een overdekte bushalte. Meer…

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Luik – Liège

Luik – Liège

Last Saturday, I went to Liège (Belgium) for a SketchCrawl. I had a very productive day. The sketch above was the first of the day, made in the Rue du Palais. It shows the back of houses, built on old city walls. Afgelopen zaterdag ging…

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Life drawing – Modeltekenen

Life drawing – Modeltekenen

Yesterday, our model drawing club met again. I experimented a bit with colour pencils. You want to see more sketches? Click here. Gisteren kwam ons modeltekenclubje weer samen. Ik experimenteerde wat met kleurpotlood en aquarel. Wil je meer schetsen bekijken? Klik dan hier.

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Zierikzee

Zierikzee

Yesterday, I was in Zierikzee, a beautiful town in the province of Zeeland. I made the sketch above sitting on a bench at the inner harbour. The sketch below was made standing on a canal dike at the edge of the town: wind was blowing,…

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Sketchcrawl in Arnhem – zes keer de Witte Villa

Sketchcrawl in Arnhem – zes keer de Witte Villa

An article I wrote for the Urban Sketchers Netherlands – in dutch… Zaterdag 1 oktober organiseerde de Gelderland Urban Sketchers (met name Ingrid Terpstra en Gerard Beekman) een sketchcrawl in Park Sonsbeek in Arnhem. Een prominent gebouw in het park is de Witte Villa. Bijna…

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Arnhem

Arnhem

Saturday I went to the sketchcrawl of the Gelderland Urban Sketchers in Arnhem, together with my 11 year old daughter. We went a bit early, so we could both sketch this purple café in the city center of Arnhem. Compare them! Afgelopen zaterdag deed ik…

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Limburg

Limburg

  We are having some fine summer days this september. We spent the weekend in the south of the Netherlands, the province of Limburg.  Saturday, I went for a ‘sketchwalk’, stopping every 45 minutes to make a sketch. Above the first stop, you see a…

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Modeltekenen – Life drawing

Modeltekenen – Life drawing

Two of my sketches made during the first life drawing session of the season. Our little club meets at a highschool and pupils of the school are our models. Twee van mijn schetsen uit de eerste modeltekensessie van het seizoen. Ons clubje komt bij elkaar…

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Zoetermeer

Zoetermeer

Yesterday, I went to a meeting of the Urban Sketchers The Hague in Zoetermeer. I only knew Zoetermeer from passing by, by car or by train, seeing only office buildings. But I learned it has a charming town centre. The building above is the city’s…

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