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    Nude - 07-12-16

     

    A work in which I combined colour saturation with complementary colour schemes. Working with my Indian model always is very rewarding. She has a great dark skin complexion showing all kinds of colours dependant on the lighting and I tried to capture the effect of light breaking on her thighs like light fragmentated through a prisma.

     

    Graphite pencil drawing (Pentel 0.5 mm, 3B & Coloursoft pencils) on Canson Bristol paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm) - A4 format)

     

    Artist: Corné Akkers

     
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    Roundism - 22-03-17

     

    Part of the roundism series.

     

    Graphite pencil drawing (Pentel 0.5 mm, 3B) on Canson Bristol paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm) - A4 format)

     

    Artist: Corné Akkers

     
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    Roundism (singularity) - 01-06-17

     

    In this drawing I tried to work out my (artistic) understanding of singularity. I came to see that bending curves to straight structures could symbolize infinity on a piece of paper that is restricted by its very nature.

     

    Graphite pencil drawing (Pentel 0.5 mm, 3B) on Lana Bristol paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.01 cm) - A4 format)

     

    Artist: Corné Akkers

       

    In this drawing I tried to work out my (artistic) understanding of singularity. I came to see that bending curves to straight structures could symbolize infinity on a piece of paper that is restricted by its very nature.

     

    Graphite pencil drawing (Pentel 0.5 mm, 3B) on Lana Bristol paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.01 cm) - A4 format)

     

    Artist: Corné Akkers

     
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    Vlaardingen - 10-06-17

     

    The principles of singularity as defined visually by me, put on paper with regard to a view on the harbour of Vlaardingen, a town near Rotterdam, Netherlands.

     

    Graphite pencil drawing (Pentel 0.5 mm, 3B) on Lana Bristol paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.01 cm - A4 format)

     

    Artist: Corné Akkers

     
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    Roundism (singularity) - 05-06-17

     

    A pastel version of the graphite pencil drawing 'Roundism (singularity) 01-06-17'. This is a first worked out principle of singularity. By singularity I mean that curves approach straight lines or planes without ever touching them.

     

    Pastel drawing on Canson Mi-Teintes Touch paper (50 x 65 x 0.1 cm)

     

    Artist: Corné Akkers

     
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    Sans titre - 05-05-17

     

    This one represents Darja Collin, fomer wife of J. Slauerhoff, a great dutch poet and writer of the 1930s. I liked combining circles, rectangulars and triangles in this one.

     

    Graphite pencil drawing (Pentel 0.5 mm, 3B) on Canson Bristol paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm) - A4 format)

     

    Artist: Corné Akkers

     
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    Delft - 19-08-17 (sold)

     

    As I came across Delft by bike I saw the 'Nieuwe Kerk' bathing in sunlight and thought it to be a great opportunity to send it to heaven being a Saturnus rocket standing on a launch platform. After all, what are churches good for anyway except as sending out a signal to whatever God you want to believe in?

     

    Graphite pencil drawing (Pentel 0.5 mm, 3B) on Canson Bristol paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm) - A4 format)

     

    Artist: Corné Akkers

     
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    Roundism - 29-05-17 (sold)

     

    A pastel version of the graphite pencil drawing 'Roundism - 26-05-17'. I used the primary colours red, yellow and blue to honor 'De Stijl', a dutch art movement that celebrates its 100 birthday this year. Mondriaan was all about moving about planes and lines in his ever search for the perfect composition. I think I will work out the previously described principle of singularity in works to come. By singularity I mean that curves approach straight lines or planes without ever touching them.

     

    Pastel drawing on Canson Mi-Teintes Touch paper (50 x 65 x 0.1 cm)

     

    Artist: Corné Akkers

     
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    Cubistic nude - 11-11-16

     

    Another model in colour and in straight cubistic planes left open to breathe. I wanted to have the negative space be an integral part of the cubistic parts as well in order to cultivate the necessary unity to obtain.

     

    Pencil drawing (Derwent Coloursoft pencils on Canson Bristol paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm) - A4 format)

     

    Artist: Corné Akkers

     
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