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Corne_Akkers

  • ArtistCorné Akkers
  • Typeimage
  • Dimensions21 x 29.7 x 0.1cm
  • Price$1600
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Woman in a Red Kimono This drawing of a woman in a red kimono is based on a session with my regular model. It so happened...

Woman in a Red Kimono This drawing of a woman in a red kimono is based on a session with my regular model. It so happened that I teamed up with a student of mine who rents a lovely studio in The Hague. Much bigger than my own studio it was perfect for model sketching, also because of the lovely sofa she has. Another student could bring along a smashing red kimono. Since I was busy doing my short Geesje Kwak series this came as a great opportunity. Time to take a little side step and do this one while Geesje still is on my easle. A New Love for Realism Perhaps it is an understatement to say I have no particular love for realism. However, there are some reasons to deviate from this. I already had a cubistic work in progress and frankly I was keen on studying satin textures and folds. Another reason was the model and textiles around her seemed to merge into eachother from a tonal point of view. Abstracting them would not have turned for the benefit of them all. Moreover, I was at

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