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Charcoal, pastel & texture

  • October 9, 2018

I really had fun making this portrait. Experimenting with a combination of charcoal, soft pastel, and texture. Lots of yummie texture, can't get enough of that! :-)

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New workshop Drawing Frida!

  • July 9, 2018
I'm super happy to announce that my brand-new pastel portrait workshop Drawing Frida is now open for regstration! :-) In this three hour workshop we’re going to...
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  • June 1, 2018
About 25 years ago I was going through a rough time and I was staying with a friend who lend me Frida Kahlo's biography...
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Texture journey continued

  • August 31, 2017

My texture journey continues! I am doing lots of experiments with texture and how to combine it with figurative work. Exciting and challenging to do! I really love the sense of movement and depth it creates. Many people have asked me…

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Drawing in the Soul continues…

  • July 9, 2016

The preparations for my upcoming portrait course Drawing in the Soul are continuing. Today I have recorded the making of this pastel portrait, which will be one of the bonus lessons in this course. Click here for more information on…

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Working on Drawing in the Soul

  • June 26, 2016

I haven't been online much lately. Only every now and then I am active on my blog and social media. It's all for a good reason though, because behind the scenes I am working hard on my upcoming portrait course…

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Reminiscence – new profile portrait

  • April 28, 2016

This profile portrait is one of the studies I am making for my upcoming portrait course Drawing in the Soul. It's such a pleasure drawing this way, working with value and line, trying to catch a certain expression without overworking…

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See My Story

  • December 14, 2015

I made a new portrait last night and I must say I'm really pleased with her! Most of all I love the expression of her eyes, they somehow really seem to draw you into the painting, telling some kind of…

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