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Painting

My Paintings

Painting is one of my greatest hobbies. I have been drawing and painting since my teenage years. I love the artists of the classical school, especially those who are masters of painting the light, so my own style is a kind of tribute to them.

You can find some of my works in my gallery.

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My Web design

I built my very first website in 2006, after following an Adobe Dreamweaver course. Since then, web design became a challenging passion, and I've been building websites for many people and companies.
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All about Val

My name is Val. My partner and I live on the beautiful Dutch island of Ameland. Our best friend Chester and we enjoy our sea and coastal nature, our old house and garden. I sometimes post in my blog or on my Facebook page.
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My Paintings

I love art. I love painting. I started drawing when I was about 15. I admire the classical school art, especially that of the 19th century. But also the contemporary artists who use traditional styles inspire me much. I am constantly learning, that's why I sometimes am copying the masterpieces I like, to learn more about composition, light and color.

You can find some of my paintings and early drawings in this gallery. They are arranged from most recent (top left) to oldest (bottom right). Click on the image for larger view. Some paintings are for sale. Please don't hesitate to contact me when you are interested.

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My October Symphony
acrylic, canvas, 30x24 cm
For sale: €225,- without frame.
Frame (wood, black) €55,-

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Orange still life
acrylic, canvas panel, 24x30 cm
For sale: €195,- without frame.
Frame (wood, black) €55,-

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Our Donald and Katrien
acrylic, canvas panel, 18x24 cm

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Cherries (after Julian Merrow-Smith)
acrylic, canvas, 30x24 cm

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Field flowers (after Julian Merrow-Smith)
acrylic, canvas, 24x30 cm

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Beach of Les Petites Dalles
acrylic, canvas, 40x30 cm
For sale: €295,- without frame.
Frame (wood, black) €75,-

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Camomiles (after Gerard Cornelis Krol)
acrylic, canvas, 24x18 cm

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Breakfast setting (after Igor Grabar)
acrylic, canvas, 30x24 cm

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Clementine (after Paul Foxton)
acrylic, canvas, 20x20 cm
For sale: €145,- without frame.
Frame (wood, black) €55,-

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Clementine (after Julian Merrow-Smith)
acrylic, canvas, 30x24 cm

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Autumn
acrylic, canvas, 18x24 cm

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Pears of Chardin
acrylic, canvas, 30x24 cm

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Keuls kruikje
acrylic, canvas, 24x18 cm

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Fruit and a goblet
acrylic, canvas, 70x45 cm

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Sunflowers
acrylic, canvas, 24x30 cm
For sale: €195,- without frame.
Frame (wood, black) €55,-

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Books and an oil lamp
acrylic, canvas, 30x24 cm

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An old jar
acrylic, canvas, 25x30 cm

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Ardennes
acrylic, canvas panel, 18x24 cm

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Winter Beach
acrylic, canvas panel, 24x18 cm

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Utrecht
pencil, paper, 21x30 cm

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Hand 1
pencil, paper, 30x21 cm

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Hand 2
pencil, paper, 30x21 cm

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The lighthouse of Texel
pencil, paper, 20x20 cm

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Jeff
pencil, paper, 10x20 cm

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Head
pencil, paper, 15x15 cm

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Anna
pencil, paper, 15x15 cm

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Marc
pencil, paper, 20x20 cm

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Dan
pencil, paper, 15x15 cm

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Lena
pencil, paper, 10x20 cm

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