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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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DJ Shadow

DJ Shadow

I like to draw after pictures in the newspaper. Last Thursday, I saw this photo of DJ Shadow in his studio, taken by Derick Daily. I made a black and white sketch of it and posted it on a Facebook sketching group page. Fellow sketcher…

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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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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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Sketching on coloured paper – Schetsen op gekleurd papier

Sketching on coloured paper – Schetsen op gekleurd papier

These are a few samples of sketches I made on coloured paper. Brown ink, watercolour and white gel pen. Maybe I will take some coloured paper with me on outdoor trips. Dit zijn een paar voorbeelden van schetsen op gekleurd papier. Bruine inkt, aquarel en…

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SketchCrawl in Kerkrade

SketchCrawl in Kerkrade

Last Saturday was the day of Worldwide SketchCrawl #50. I joined the sketching group in Limburg who went sketching at the Rolduc Cloister complex in Kerkrade. I arrived early and made this sketch of the Rolduc profile. Below you see a sketch of a street…

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Drawing together – Samen tekenen

Drawing together – Samen tekenen

In my first posts of 2016, I will go back a few weeks. During the Christmas holidyas, my 10-year old daughter wanted to draw with me. She made an arrangement of her lion doll, a Christmas house and a playmobil knight. My sketches above show…

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Culemborg

Culemborg

Recently, I was mailed by a townmate from Culemborg who wanted to buy the sketch you see at the bottom of this post. He wanted to hang it to the wall of his living room. That sketch is only 10 centimeters wide, so we agreed…

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SketchCrawl Zwolle – 24 oktober 2105

SketchCrawl Zwolle – 24 oktober 2105

An article I wrote for the Urban Sketchers Netherlands – in dutch… In Zwolle werd afgelopen zaterdag (24 oktober) een SketchCrawl georganiseerd in de Grote Kerk. De SketchCrawl groep in Zwolle is al een aantal keer bij elkaar geweest, en er heeft zich een vaste…

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A day in Zwolle – Dagje Zwolle

A day in Zwolle – Dagje Zwolle

Last Saturday, a SketchCrawl was organised in the Great Church in Zwolle (the Netherlands). I went a few hours earlier, to make some sketches in the open air. The view above is a view on the so-called ‘Peperbus’ (‘Pepper Pot’). Below you see a row…

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Weekend sketches

Weekend sketches

Last Saturday, I leafed through a brochure of a travel agency. I just had to sketch some of the great pictures. Sunday, I had to pick up my wife from the airport. I had time to sketch the people below, in the arrivals lounge. Afgelopen…

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Valkenburg

Valkenburg

Last weekend we spent in Valkenburg (Netherlands). I had the opportunity to make a few sketches. Above you see the Grendelpoort, a medieval gate that is recently restored. A little too new and glossy in my view, but that doesn’t show on the sketch. Afgelopen…

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Tekenaar op zoek naar een onderwerp…

Tekenaar op zoek naar een onderwerp…

An article I wrote for the Urban Sketchers Netherlands – in dutch… Tijdens wandelingen en uitjes in de vakanties, heb ik altijd mijn rugzak met tekenspullen bij me. Meestal blijven de spullen in de tas. Je kunt het je gezin niet vaak aandoen een half…

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Sketching…

Sketching…

Some sketches I made after my holidays… the one above was made in Hau (Germany), probably a part of some kind of clinic. The one below shows a big red building in Amersfoort. The sketch at the bottom was made on the beach in Egmond…

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