Monday, October 27, 2014

Selma Noort

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A painting of a good (artist) friend, and best selling children's book author Selma Noort.
I really enjoyed painting her portrait.

Selma Noort door Erik van Elven
Selma Noort, oil on masonite, NFS

Sunday, October 26, 2014


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My favorite guy in the whole world, NFS
A portrait of my son, done in charcoal and pastel-pencil on paper.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Plein air Katwijk

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A few paintings I did during a Roos Schuring Masterclass in Katwijk.
Lots of fun, and a very nice international group of painters.

We even made the Dutch tv (Weather forecast photo of the day)

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Wish you were here

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After having done mostly portraits for a while I thought it would be a good idea to try something else for a change. I started this painting by doing an underpainting, something I don't usually do, but it helped by making me think of the values and drawing first, and worry about color later.

"Wish you were here", oil on museumboard


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