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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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Inspiration – Inspiratie

Inspiration – Inspiratie

We were staying in Lana (Italy). Three boys were playing badminton in front of our mobile home while I was making this drawing. Their shuttle came down under our table and when one of the boys picked it up, he kept staring at my drawing….

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Holiday sketches – Vakantieschetsen (3)

Holiday sketches – Vakantieschetsen (3)

Sirmione is a touristic hotspot on Lake Garda. I made this drawing hiding a little behind an ice cream shop. On my drawing, I didn’t draw any people, something you will never see there in reality. Sirmione is een toeristische hotospot aan het Gardamee. Ik…

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Holiday sketches – Vakantieschetsen (2)

Holiday sketches – Vakantieschetsen (2)

Having visited Rome, we went up north very slowly. Our first stop was a camping site near Narni. I drew this typically Italian landscape near the camping site. Na Rome bezocht te hebben, gingen we langzaam naar het noorden. De eerste halte was een camping…

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Holiday sketches – Vakantieschetsen (1)

Holiday sketches – Vakantieschetsen (1)

Traditionally, I will give a report of our holidays in sketches in several blog posts. This year, we went to Italy: fairly quick southward to Rome, and then slowly back north. Our first day, we managed to reach Wertach in southern Germany, where I made…

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Den Haag – The Hague

Den Haag – The Hague

Last Saturday, I joined the Urban Sketchers group in The Hague for a Sketchcrawl. I arrived a few hours earlier, to make some extra drawings. I started at the Binnenhof (‘Inner Court’), the seat of dutch government and parliament. Sheltered from the rain under the…

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Culemborg

Culemborg

Water colour sketch of a view on the River Lek and the railway bridge at Culemborg. Click on the image to view a larger version. Aquarelschets van het uitzicht op de Lek en de spoorbrug in Culemborg. Klik op de afbeelding voor een grote versie…

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Utrecht – Urban Sketchers Nederland

Utrecht – Urban Sketchers Nederland

Yesterday, I joined the Urban Sketchers Nederland for the first National SketchCrawl in Utrecht. It was an inspiring day, meeting some sixty fellow sketchers, exchanging ideas en having looks at their works. Thanks to the organisation! At the the top, you see my sketch of…

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Beach – Strand

Beach – Strand

Last Saturday, we spent the day at the beach. As you can see on my sketch above, we were not alone. A gray sky and a hard wind didn’t make fine beach weather but it was a good day for sketching. Afgelopen zaterdag brachten we…

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Duitsland – Germany

Duitsland – Germany

Last week we had a vacation in Germany. I made a lot of sketches (manyof them sitting in our mobile home because of the cold). The sketch above was made in the beautiful city of Marburg, on a rare sunny morning. Compare with the sketch…

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Life drawing – Modeltekenen

Life drawing – Modeltekenen

Once a month our life drawing group meets at a school in Culemborg for a life drawing session. Students sit for us in ten minutes poses. Yesterday, I had such a night when all sketches work out well. Eens per maand komt ons tekenclubje samen…

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Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden

We spent the weekend in ‘De Kleine Wielen’, a nature reserve near Leeuwarden (Friesland, the Netherlands). Beautiful weather, but spring still had to come. The sketch below shows the view from our camping spot. Afgelopen weekend brachtenw e door in ‘De Kleine Wielen’, een natuurgebied…

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Tulips – Tulpen

Tulips – Tulpen

A sketch of our national flower. Een schets van onze nationale bloem.

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Weekend…

Weekend…

A sketched report of last weekend. The sketch above was made in Culemborg, while we were waiting for the bus that brought my daughter home from a school trip to Newcastle. Een verslag van afgelopen weekend is tekeningen. De schets hierboven maakte ik in Culemborg,…

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