Still Life

Boxed

[mantra-multi][mantra-column width=”1/2″]ENG – I see that I am getting more pageviews since I’ve been posting daily. That’s a good thing. It’s motivating me to continue this journey I am on and to keep working hard to become a decent painter. Much like masters like Qiang Huang, David Cheifetz, Carole Marine, Terry Miura, and many more…

Spotted

[mantra-multi][mantra-column width=”1/2″]ENG – Another egg still life, this time with a more dramatic lighting setup. The warm spotlight does tend to temper the drama a bit though… or not? You decide. [/mantra-column] [mantra-column width=”1/2″]NL – Nog een stilleven met een ei. Deze keer heb ik voor een meer dramatisch licht gekozen. Het warme spotlicht lijkt…

Initialisation of the Pancake Plan

  [mantra-multi][mantra-column width=”1/2″]ENG – Further investigation on the possibilities with the palette knife are due. Here’s an attempt in combining brushwork with accents added with the knife. What do you think, does it work? EDIT I couldn’t leave it like this, particularly the background where it meets the right side of the flower bag was…

Tangled Up

[mantra-multi][mantra-column width=”1/2″]ENG – Apart from an ultramarine imprimatura and a quick line sketch to establish the composition, this piece has been painted with palette knife completely. This is an extremely fun way to paint and the result looks very contemporary imho. I’m really REALLY fond of this effect. [/mantra-column] [mantra-column width=”1/2″]NL – Dit werk werd…