Portraits and people · 08. July 2018
Last week I spent a week with sculptor Malisca in the tower of the church in Monnickendam, drawing charcoal portraits. Every morning and afternoon I had a model, and spent about 2 hours plus breaks drawing them from life. In total I did 8 people and one dog (also from life).
Portraits and people · 10. June 2018
A short technical explanation of the sightsize system

Portraits and people · 06. June 2018
I went to Salisbury for four weeks to learn the sightsize method at Sarum Studio with Nicholas Beer.
24. May 2018
Today, all five in our class passed the tentamen. In this video, I show you the work I made for it.

Portraits and people · 13. May 2018
Na veel denken over het thema voor het Feest van de Geest 2018 heb ik besloten om het heel eenvoudig en dicht bij mezelf te houden. Het thema “Levensadem” associeer ik met
Dune path, oil on canvas 40x30 cm, plein air painting by Philine van der Vegte
Land sky sea city · 03. May 2018

Land sky sea city · 02. May 2018
I went painting in the dunes in Schoorl. They have the highest dunes in the Netherlands, reaching up to 55 meters. It is a very beautiful reserve. I went with my artist friend Sharma Peterson, we are in the same class at Wackers. We lugged our gear to a nice spot and started painting. Of course I forgot my sandbag, to weigh down my easel in the wind. It fell over a few times, luckily with the wet side of the painting facing upwards!
26. April 2018
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Animals · 16. April 2018
De expositie "Kalverportretten" is te zien in de kerk van Broek in Waterland, van 27 april t/m 30 mei 2018. De expositie is vrij toegankelijk en iedere dag geopend van 10 tot 16 uur. Broeker Kerk, Kerkplein 13, Broek in Waterland. De biologische Jersey kalfjes van Henri Willig in Katwoude hebben model gestaan voor deze serie. Ze zijn geschilderd met olieverf op papier op levensgroot formaat, 65cm breed en een meter hoog. De portretten zijn te koop.
"Geraniums", oil on panel 30x40 cm by Philine van der Vegte
Still life and interiors · 16. March 2018
I painted these geraniums on a cold spring day, with more predicted frost. To me, they are a reminder of summer! Oil on panel, 30x40cm, available on Etsy.

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