I paint commissioned portraits, animal portraits or landscapes. Please contact me to talk about any ideas you might have.
I paint people from observation, that means you will have to sit for me in my studio or your home. I will need about five 3 hour mornings of your time. These are split up in 20 minute sessions with breaks for stretching, coffee etc. Children from about 7 years old are able to sit for portraits in short 10 minute sessions with the help of audiobooks and lots of treats.
A portrait from life is not a snapshot, is not done in a fraction of a moment. It takes hours of work to complete. So a big smile is unnatural, as it would be impossible for the sitter to have sustained it. This means that I can not paint a big grin in a portrait painted from life. A real life sitter will always look more serious or pensive after a while.
I gladly travel to paint portraits abroad.
"As a painter Philine captures the unique soul and character of people, animals and scenery: big and small. She portrayed our daughter with her
dog: a fragment of time captured to last. An absolute recommendation." - Cile, Monnickendam
"Na het overlijden van onze uitgever Pieter Schriks op jonge leeftijd hebben wij besloten een portret van hem te laten schilderen om zijn verdiensten voor WalburgPers te herdenken. Ondanks
het feit dat ze alleen met foto’s, video’s en anekdotes van collega’s en familie heeft moeten werken, heeft zij een adembenemend gelijkenis van Pieter op het doek weten te brengen. Wij kijken
elke dag naar het portret en zijn blij op zo’n bijzondere manier Pieter’s herinnering in ere te kunnen houden." - WalburgPers, Zutphen
"I wanted to thank you for the truly impressive art you've made! I don't appraise much, so I just wanted to let you know what an awesome enhancement you've created, for our
environment. Love and cherished thank you." - Pieter, Oakland USA
Would you like to have a painted or drawn portrait of your horse, dog or other animal? Then you can give me a commission. I paint animals from life or from sketches and photos that I make myself. I prefer to make the paintings about life size and with a lot of artistic freedom.
"I love the awesome dog painting that I purchased...It's full of character and love...Bravo!" - Ronald, Encinitas USA
"Heel mooi! Die blik is zo prachtig getroffen! Dit is echt Suus. Top!" "Beetje ontroerd en stil van...zo prachtig en treffend.
Dank je wel! Heel blij mee! Je hebt er fans bij...er volgen er vast meer" - Pauline, Doorn
Below you can find some price indications for commissions. Prices are always agreed upon beforehand. For complicated subjects, larger paintings or detailed background, there may be a supplement. Please don't hesitate to contact me with your ideas.
I make formal portraits, child portraits, pet portraits, adult portraits and family portraits, small or large. Combinations of people and animals can work very well too!
Price indication for one subject, VAT included. Travelling expenses, complicated backgrounds, other extras and framing not included.
|head and shoulders
|torso with hands
|half length or child full length
|half length or child full length
|or landscape, still life, interior
|cat full size
very large dog, sheep, goat
horse or cow full size
Philine van der Vegte, contemporary figurative artist, portrait painter, animal painter
Hoogedijk 40, 1145 pp Katwoude NL
tel +31 634297557 (but I prefer mail or whatsapp)
VAT number NL 001997814B55, KvK 37147106