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"Shopping Tote Bag with 7" Gusseted Bottom (Gift and Tote Bag)
Buy Bedside Moonlighting – 31-08-20 Shopping Tote Bag Art Print by artist Corne Akkers available at Artist.com. Check out the Shopping Tote Bag Art Print collections available at Artist.com.Bedside Moonlighting – 31-08-20 On the Bedside My model and I were looking for intesting poses and on the bedside there it was: a beautiful one with some interesting lighting. Sometimes extreme light like in this particular case can offer a new insight in compositionary possibilities. Hatched Strokes The only way to render such a scene I could think of was in my hatched strokes style because three quarters of the body showed blurry shapes. Therefor there are no harsh contour delineations, not even in the kneecaps. This way the body looks ‘organic’ and totally blend in with the surrounding darkness. Isis versus Vermeer In fact this lighting closely resembles the one in my drawing ‘ Isis 25-01-19 ’ in which I employed the same kind of extreme razor lighting, except for the hatched strokes. Perhaps I went further than Johannes Vermeer did in his clairobscur paintings? Graphite pencil drawing (Sakura 0.5 mm, Pentel 4B) on Winsor & Newton paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm) Artist: Corné 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.