Sketches with pen on paper are the basis of my paintings. They are alway made on the spot. Sometimes I color them later with aquarel paint. I carry pen and paper wherever I go. Some of these watercolours are nice to frame. You will see them here.

dated 2005 until 2018 (click on an image to enlarge an artwork)
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Regular Guest


Regular guest in the old café called "De Engelse Reet" in Amsterdam. It is a pen and aquarel sketch on paper. It comes with a passe partout and wooden frame, measuring 24 x 30 cm.

The Cacketoo


For sale. This cacketoo lives in the First Klas Restaurant at the Central Station in Amsterdam. He likes it there and everybody knows him.  With passe-partou and wooden frame, messuring 24 x 30 cm.

Mariss Jansons


Sketch with pen and aquarel on paper, during a concert in Amsterdam

Mariss Jansons directs


Sketch made during a concert in 2012 with Director Mariss Jansons,

Verdi Aria


Afternoon concert in Amsterdam concertgebouw. With passe partout and with natural wooden frame (24 x 30 cm).

Wagner Aria


Matinee concert in het Concertgebouw. Wagner aria. Pen and aquarel on paper. With passe partout and wooden frame. Measuring 24 x 30 cm.

Walking in Amsterdam


Scene in Amsterdam


For sale. A couple sitting on a bench at the Prinsengracht in Amsterdam. The sketch comes with a passe partout and wooden frame, meassuring 24 x 30 cm.

Near the Elandsgracht


This is one of a series of sketches of passers by on The Elandsgracht in Amsterdam. My oil painting "Kop van de Elandsgracht" is made on the basis of these sketches. The sketch is with pen and aquarel and goes with a passe partout and a natural wooden frame, measuring 24 x 30 cm.

Elandsgracht corner of Prinsengracht


Sketched while sitting on the sidewalk café of The Eland. On the basis of several sketches I made the oil painting " De kop van de Elandsgracht" It comes with a passepartout and a natural wooden frame, measuring 24 x 30 cm.