These acryl sketches were all made on top of earlier notes and doodles. Using some pencil marks’ shapes and outlines as organising elements, the compositions are based on chance rather than a premeditated design.
To draw mundane, everyday objects can be a compelling exercise. It is, after all, a commonplace that we rarely really look at – let alone scrutinize – the objects and surroundings closest to us.
Framed Nine Stones prints can be purchased from my online store.
Tekeningen (Dutch for ‘Drawings’) is an anthology collecting both discarded and discontinued drawing series, as well as a couple of one-off drawings.
This pantone print is a duotone version of a drawing from the Tekeningen-Anthology (slide 23). It is part of the portfolio published on the occasion of the 2016 edition of the graphic arts festival Grafixx.
A white page’s potential is infinite. Though exciting, infinite potential can also turn the task of coming up with something – anything! – into a paralysing ordeal. One way to tackle this obstacle is by adhering to a set of self-imposed constraints. The constraints set for this series concern the drawing-material, and the expressive yet limited formal vocabulary.
The drawings collected in Unter Holz were all made during a ten-day residency in the Moselle Valley.
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I wonder what kind of designs the Memphis Group would have come up with if ever presented with the task of drafting an entire fleet of spaceships. Maybe something like this?