New Vitamin SEA now to be seen until 22 June 2017
I was invited to exhibit my work at Gallery Streetscape in Castricum.
Recently have been working on some new paintings which I now love to share with you all! Since I do LOVE the sky with her beautiful Dutch clouds, I can't get enough of it! I have been working on some larger size paintings indoors. With the inspiration I collected over the years working outdoors.
Friday the 12th of may I installed 17 of my latest paintings full of Vitamin SEA. Love to invite you all for the grand opening Saturday the 20th of may at 14.30 hours at Gallery Streetscape in Castricum. Would be nice to see you all....just in case you can't make it that day you have a chance to see my work at the Gallery until the 22nd of juni 2017.
OPENING 20TH MAY 14.30
Have fun diving into these fresh paintings hope it will inspire you!
Kind painting greetings, Anneke
1901 EH Castricum
OPEN: WED 9.30-12.30, THU-SUN 14.00-17.30
The Gallery is 300 square meters, so there will be enough to enjoy in the gallery besides my work. For more information about the gallery and other exhibitors check out their website at:
Weesp Kunststad Pinksteren 14 - 15 - 16 mei
Art Weekend Weesp during pentecoast 14 - 15 - 16th of may
During the weekend of pentecoast I will join the Art Exhibition at the Theetuin Weesp. This inspirational Art weekend is organized in the beautiful flower garden of Garden Architect Jacqueline van der Kloet and all around in the lovely centre of Weesp. For more information check out her website to get an impression. www.theetuin.nl
I will exhibit my seascapes and some of my latest still lifes in the Teahouse in the garden. Elsewhere in Weesp there are more artists showing their art. Love to see you all come to enjoy the garden and get inspired by the art.
I will do some live painting in the garden if the wheater is good.
Weesp omgetoverd tot kunststad tijdens het Pinksterweekend!
Tijdens het Pinksterweekend staat Weesp in het teken van kunst. Weespers aan de Wand, Fort Ossenmarkt en de Theetuin dragen allemaal bij aan dit mooie kunstevenement. Door heel Weesp is er kunst te zien en te beleven. In de Van Houtenkerk, de synagoge, de bibliotheek, het stadhuis, diverse open ateliers, de Nieuwstad, diverse etalages, drijvende objecten in de Oude Gracht, Fort Ossenmarkt en de Theetuin.
Ik ben blij dat ik dit jaar in de Theetuin mijn werk kan presenteren!
Een schitterende locatie in Weesp waar in het theehuis, de bijgebouwen, op de dijk en op de kunstmarkt werk is te zien van diverse kunstenaars.
Wees welkom en geniet van de prachtige bloementuin van Tuinarchitect Jacqueline van der Kloet en uiteraard van mijn zeegezichten en sommige nieuwe bloem stillevens. Wens je heel veel inspiratie toe!
Ik ga live aan het werk in de tuin als het goed weer is.
Graag tot ziens, hartelijke schildergroet Anneke
1381 LX Weesp
Telefoon: 06 3741 0027
open: 10.00 - 17.00 saturday and sunday 14-15th may
10.00 - 16.00 monday 16th may
Added some new still life paintings in my webshop:
HORSES AT THE BEACH - SOLD
Last week sold this painting 'Horses at the beach' painted this one at the beginning of this year in wintertime en plein air at the beach of 'Noordwijk aan Zee' at the Dutch coast.
I am very happy this painting has found a great home and will be cherished for sure :-)
Hope to meet more horses when I am painting at the beach. Love this subject hope you enjoy this one too? Want to see which seascapes are still for sale? Go here: SEASCAPES
NEW INSPIRATION FOR A HUGE PAINTING OF HORSES
A few weeks ago we went to visit the beach of Belgium for a small holiday trip.
While we were walking at the beach I did see a horse in the far distance in the cold water.
When we came nearer I was really hoping he would come out of the water to the beach again and he did!
I was really thrilled to meet the last horse fishermen in the world at the beach. Made a lot of pictures of the horse coming out of the water. They were fishing for shrimps in the old fashioned way. I felt like I had been traveling back in time and it reminded me of the paintings I did see in Skagen of the fishermen in Denmark 100 years ago.
Started on this big canvas of 80cm x 150cm | 31,5" x 59" inch. Had to hang it on the wall because my easel couldn't manage this enormous size. Here I share already the start of the painting I am working on right now inspired by the horse fisherman of Oostduinkerke.
Hope you enjoy my journey working on this for me largest canvas so far.
This is the start of the painting I started with a yellow background to get rid of the white canvas. Then made a sketch of the horse and worked hard to fill in the large canvas. Because of the large size of the canvas had to step back a lot to see if everything is in its right place. Was great fun to work on this large scale it gives a lot of freedom of movement.
In this fase I worked on the water and on the horse to check if everything is in it's right place and to give it more depth. Its always a challenge to ask yourself what does the painting still need? How far do you need to bring it....without loosing the energy of the start of the painting and keeping it vivid and sketchy. Hope this will work and turn out into a great masterpiece.
Will continue later on and post more pictures. Hope you enjoy the ride as much as I do....? Please leave a comment if you do :-)
SOLD THIS LARGE PAINTING
MY 'PONY RIDE' FOUND A NEW HOME
YIHAAAA!!! Last week I sold my lovely girl on her pony. Will of course miss her, because she surely was one of my personal favorites. But it's also good that my best works will go out on a journey and will spread some beauty out there in the world. Glad the new owner is very happy with my girl and will take care of her :-) What a great ride!
Will start a new very large painting soon. Already found a new great inspiration at the beach of Belgium last week.
SEASCAPES IN THE CITY
Starting friday the 13th of february 2014 opening of the new exhibition at the PoPuP Gallery Utrecht at 19.00 hours. Will exhibit a few of my seascapes in this group exhibit together with 77 designers and artists, 250 square meters of art and design to be seen. You are most welcome to join us at the opening. Click on the link below to see what you can expect at the Gallery.
More info opening night click here :
PoPuP Galerie Utrecht
Biltstraat 37 | 3572 AD Utrecht
Open: thursday-sunday 13.00-18.00
Want to see more of my Seascapes? Click on this link: SEASCAPES
For a whole year Art viewing pleasure
The new ART CALENDAR 2015 with 12 beach paintings is now available in my shop.
If you want to enjoy the summer feeling whole year round? You can order my new calendar for only 25 euro and have lots of beach fun at home.
Order it directly in my shop, to be sure you are in time or send me an e-mail.
Inspiration is everywhere
Last weekend spotted this little girl on a pony and really got inspired. Didn't have my painting gear with me, so today had to make a painting of it....this is a small piece, will work it out in a larger painting. Hope you enjoy it too...? As soon as I finish the larger painting I will post it here.
Great to see this girl riding, because I just had planned to make a new series of paintings with the horse as a theme. Sometimes you are just lucky and the timing is right.
ANNEKE VAN DER LENDE
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