• Hatert Meres (Hatertse Vennen) 02 (2013) - Canvas Print

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    Hatert Meres (Hatertse Vennen) 02 (2013) A view on The Hatert Meres, near Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands. The emphasis lies on the reflection of the trees in the water. Pastel drawing on Canson Mi-Teintes Touch paper (50 x 65 x 0.1 cm) Artist: Corné Akkers

    About Corne Akkers

    My work can be seen in many countries all over the world. I employ a variety of styles that all have one thing in common: the ever search for the light on phenomena and all the shadows and light planes they block in. My favorites in doing so are oil paint, dry pastel and graphite pencil. It is not the form or the theme that counts but the way planes of certain tonal quality vary and block in the lights. Colours are relatively unimportant and can take on whatever scheme. It is the tonal quality that is ever present in my work, creating the illusion of depth and mass on a flat 2d-plane. I combine figurative work with the search for abstraction because neither in extremo can provide the desired art statement the public expects from an artist. Besides all that, exaggeration and deviation is the standard and results in a typical use of a strong colour scheme and a hugh tonal bandwith, in order to create art that, when the canvas or paper would be torn into pieces, in essence still would be recognizable. ​​ I teach art (drawing / painting) at Voorburg, Netherlands where I have my second studio next to my first at The Hague, Netherlands, where I live.      

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