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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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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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