Had a little bit of a 'Madame X' situation going on yesterday evening…

Posted by Thomas Dijkstra on Friday, February 16, 2018

Keep on serving: decided to work out a study I did for a previous painting.

Posted by Thomas Dijkstra on Friday, February 9, 2018

This peaceful, quiet sunday could use a bit of a riot.

Posted by Thomas Dijkstra on Sunday, January 21, 2018

While the wind is going wild here, I thought it was time for some rough sketching.

Posted by Thomas Dijkstra on Thursday, January 18, 2018

Messing around with some older model sketches.

Posted by Thomas Dijkstra on Thursday, January 4, 2018

Worked this one out in color, but somehow some things are better said in black and white. Added the color one at the end.

Sometimes you need higher ground.

Posted by Thomas Dijkstra on Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Cleaning up my studio and digging through piles of work I was confronted with some people I hadnt seen in a long while, …to be continued…not done yet…

Posted by Thomas Dijkstra on Tuesday, December 19, 2017

When I paint I dont use a lot of brushes, there is a small variety in size and roughness (strenght of the brushhair). Needless to say that this portrait was done with a rough approach. Very characteristic faces are a real joy and then those arms…just had to add them as well.

Different people, different approaches…no smoothness here, an old rough brush did the job. I was not the only one:…

Posted by Thomas Dijkstra on Sunday, December 10, 2017