Tag archive for portret

Anne Frank Krant

Anne Frank Krant

Each year, many dutch schools work with the ‘Anne Frank Krant’ (Anne Frank Journal) on history projects about World War II and the persecution of Jews, and its meaning in modern times. This year, it is 75 years ago that Anne Frank started to write…

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Nelson Mandela 1918 – 2013

Nelson Mandela 1918 – 2013

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Mandela Day

Mandela Day

Today, it is Nelson Mandela’s 95 th birthday, international Mandela Day. It seems his health is improving. Vandaag is Neslon Mandela’s 95-e verjaardag, de international Mandela Day. Het lijkt dat het weer wat beter gaat met zijn gezondheid.

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Queen Beatrix

Queen Beatrix

Portrait of our Queen Beatrix, who announced her abdication yesterday. Portret van koningin Beatrix.

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Portraits – Carice van Houten

Portraits – Carice van Houten

I continue my portrait exercises with this one, of dutch actress Carice van Houten. Een nieuwe portretoefening, deze keer Carice van Houten.

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Tom Lanoye

Tom Lanoye

Today is the start of the dutch Book Week. Belgian author Tom Lanoye wrote the Book Week present (a book offered to customers of book shops). With visible pleasure, he plays his role as a promotor of literature in all media these weeks. Vandaag start…

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Portrait (?) of Mark Rutte

Portrait (?) of Mark Rutte

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte. Today, he will start negotiations with his coalition partners about extra cutbacks to get the state’s cash book in order. After the serious portraits of last week, I made a caricature. Minister-president Mark Rutte. Vandaag begint hij met de onderhandelingen…

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Portraits – Joe Jackson

Portraits – Joe Jackson

Another portrait: one of my favourite musicians Joe Jackson. On two of his album covers, Joe Jackson has a drawn portrait of himself: on ‘Night and Day’ (1982), drawn by american artist Philip Burke, and on ‘Big World’ (1986), by french comic artist Serge Clerc….

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Portraits – 2

Portraits – 2

Another result of my portrait exercises. I hope you recognise this man. Een ander resultaat van mijn portret-oefeningen. Ik hoop dat jullie deze man herkennen.

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Portraits

Portraits

A few weeks ago, I had to make a portrait of Martin Luther King. I am not very good at portraits, but the portrait of Dr. King really pleased me. So I have tried to capture some likenesses – heavily using photos, for the moment…

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Dr. King

Dr. King

A portrait of dr. Martin Luther King. I made it for an educational publisher to illustrate an assignment about dreams. The assignment included the first lines of the ‘I have a dream’ speech of 1963. This speech has not lost any of its power in…

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My way

My way

Let me start the new year with this portrait of Frank Sinatra. I made it for one of my most faithful customers, Kwintessens. Best wishes! Laat me het nieuwe jaar starten met dit portret van Frank Sinatra. De tekening is gemaakt voor één van mijn…

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