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    Merula Esther Hoogendijk
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My interpretation of A Classical Beauty by J.W. Godward πŸ–Œ. She was hard to photograph πŸ“Έ, because of the brightness and glossiness the gold leaf adds to the background. Swipe to see more πŸ˜‡!
40x50 cm, oil on linen. 
#art #artwork #🎨 #classic #classicalart #classicalbeauty #aclassicalbeauty #godward #jwgodward #oldmasters #startwiththeclassics #realism #gold #goldleaf #goldleafart #painting #oilpainting #πŸ–Œ #oilonlinen #portrait #portraitpainting #femaleportrait #framed #framedart #finished #finishedart
My interpretation of A Classical Beauty by J.W. Godward πŸ–Œ. She was hard to photograph πŸ“Έ, because of the brightness and glossiness the gold leaf adds to the background. Swipe to see more πŸ˜‡! 40x50 cm, oil on linen. #art  #artwork  #🎨 #classic  #classicalart  #classicalbeauty  #aclassicalbeauty  #godward  #jwgodward  #oldmasters  #startwiththeclassics  #realism  #gold  #goldleaf  #goldleafart  #painting  #oilpainting  #πŸ–Œ #oilonlinen  #portrait  #portraitpainting  #femaleportrait  #framed  #framedart  #finished  #finishedart 
Throwback to several years ago, when I was learning how to work with pastels πŸ€“. I loved to experiment with wild and unexpected colours and I still do πŸ˜‡πŸ˜…! Swipe to see more. 
#art #artwork #pastel #drawing #pastels #drawings #oldmasters #startwiththeclassics #bouguereau #colourful #experimenting #learning #portrait #portraits #portraitdrawing #animal #animals #animaldrawing #eyes #drawingeyes #lovenature #loveanimals #lovedrawing #oldwork #finished #finishedwork
Throwback to several years ago, when I was learning how to work with pastels πŸ€“. I loved to experiment with wild and unexpected colours and I still do πŸ˜‡πŸ˜…! Swipe to see more. #art  #artwork  #pastel  #drawing  #pastels  #drawings  #oldmasters  #startwiththeclassics  #bouguereau  #colourful  #experimenting  #learning  #portrait  #portraits  #portraitdrawing  #animal  #animals  #animaldrawing  #eyes  #drawingeyes  #lovenature  #loveanimals  #lovedrawing  #oldwork  #finished  #finishedwork 
Recently I had my copy of La Donna Velata by Raphael framed πŸ–Ό. Here are some pictures of the final result 😊. Swipe to see more πŸ–Œ.
Oil on linen, 53x63 cm (including frame).
#art #artwork #painting #oilpainting #oilonlinen #oldmasters #classicalart #startwiththeclassics #realism #copy #ladonnavelata #raphael #raphaelsanti #oldwork #framed #framedart #portrait #portraitpainting #femaleportrait #woman #finished #finishedwork
Last week I joined my father on an amazing trip to Cape Town 😊.
#southafrica #capetown #πŸ“Έ #holiday #family #trip #✈️ #kaapdegoedehoop #capeofgoodhope #tafelberg #tablemountain #sun #β˜€οΈ #sea #🌊 #sand #beach #nature #lovenature #animals #loveanimals #penguin #🐧 #baboon #🐡 #dassie #πŸ“·
Painter at work πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨. These photo’s and the video were made yesterday while the afternoon sun enlightened the room 😎.
The almost finished paintings of the planets of our solar system are hanging in the background next to the painting of the Orion nebula that I recently started πŸ–ŒπŸŽ¨. I am currently working on the underpainting of the Lagoon nebula. 
#CultureOfUs #art #artwork #artist #studio #worksofart #painting #oilpainting #oilonlinen #underpainting #contemporaryart #planets #solarsystem #milkyway #galaxy #life #science #technology #physics #phylosophy #space #exploration #nebula #orionnebula #lagoonnebula #earth #mars #pluto #wip #workinprogress
Painter at work πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨. These photo’s and the video were made yesterday while the afternoon sun enlightened the room 😎. The almost finished paintings of the planets of our solar system are hanging in the background next to the painting of the Orion nebula that I recently started πŸ–ŒπŸŽ¨. I am currently working on the underpainting of the Lagoon nebula. #CultureOfUs  #art  #artwork  #artist  #studio  #worksofart  #painting  #oilpainting  #oilonlinen  #underpainting  #contemporaryart  #planets  #solarsystem  #milkyway  #galaxy  #life  #science  #technology  #physics  #phylosophy  #space  #exploration  #nebula  #orionnebula  #lagoonnebula  #earth  #mars  #pluto  #wip  #workinprogress 
This week I finished these two large drawings in pastel 😊.
Pastel on Mi-Teintes touch paper, 50x65 cm.
#art #artwork #pastel #drawing #pasteldrawing #modern #modernart #contemporary #contemporaryart #science #lovescience #technology #medical #medicaldrawing #anatomy #space #spacetravel #satellite #marsrover #finished #finishedwork
@rosalinde_maria and I went to the Waterleidingduinen last week 😊🌲 and we saw lots of furry friends 🦌.
#lovenature #loveanimals #deer #forest #herten #damherten #furryfriends #fluffy #bos #🌲 #waterleidingduinen #amsterdamsewaterleidingduinen #hiking #🦌 #nature #naturephotography #wandelen #natuur #🐿 #natuurfotografie #sunny #β˜€οΈ #zonnig #kastelenweer #summer #summer2018 #zomer
I painted this little King Fisher as a wedding gift for @luizaziolkowska and @mapdelange πŸ–ŒπŸŽ¨. Congratulations again πŸ‘°πŸΌπŸ₯‚! I wish you guys all the happiness in the world and lots of cake πŸ˜πŸŽ‚. Oil on panel, 18x24 cm.
#art #artwork #realism #kingfisher #bird #birds #paintingbirds #feathers #paintingfeathers #lovenature #loveanimals #painting #oilpainting #oilonpanel #wedding #gift #weddinggift #slideshow #progress #nofilter
I painted this little King Fisher as a wedding gift for @luizaziolkowska and @mapdelange πŸ–ŒπŸŽ¨. Congratulations again πŸ‘°πŸΌπŸ₯‚! I wish you guys all the happiness in the world and lots of cake πŸ˜πŸŽ‚. Oil on panel, 18x24 cm. #art  #artwork  #realism  #kingfisher  #bird  #birds  #paintingbirds  #feathers  #paintingfeathers  #lovenature  #loveanimals  #painting  #oilpainting  #oilonpanel  #wedding  #gift  #weddinggift  #slideshow  #progress  #nofilter 
Throwback to my painting of this cute, little baby deer πŸ˜‡πŸ–Œ. I finished it a while ago and I varnished it last week πŸ€“. I forgot to sign it with my name and the year, before varnishing it, because I am stupid πŸ˜«πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ. Haha. 
Oh well, I was 't planning on selling it anyway 😊. #art #artwork #realism #throwbacktuesday #painting #oilpainting #oilonlinen #varnish #varnished #baby #deer #babydeer #pink #blanket #cute #animals #cuteanimals #loveanimals #lovenature #finished #keepingthisone
Throwback to my painting of this cute, little baby deer πŸ˜‡πŸ–Œ. I finished it a while ago and I varnished it last week πŸ€“. I forgot to sign it with my name and the year, before varnishing it, because I am stupid πŸ˜«πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ. Haha. Oh well, I was 't planning on selling it anyway 😊. #art  #artwork  #realism  #throwbacktuesday  #painting  #oilpainting  #oilonlinen  #varnish  #varnished  #baby  #deer  #babydeer  #pink  #blanket  #cute  #animals  #cuteanimals  #loveanimals  #lovenature  #finished  #keepingthisone 
Picture taken last week in Trysil, while skiing πŸ˜‡β„οΈβ›·.
#wintersport #ski #skiing #snow #ice #winter #norway #norge #πŸ‡³πŸ‡΄ #trysil #skistar #skistartrysil #❄️ #holiday #family #fun #🎿 #nofilter
Throwback to these two pastel drawings I made last spring 😎! I had always been drawn to medical drawings and I decided to experiment with that πŸ€“. This was the result πŸ˜‡.
Pastel on Mi-Teintes touch paper, 24x32 cm.
#art #artwork #drawing #pastel #pasteldrawing #medical #medicaldrawing #anatomy #anatomicaldrawing #modernart #experiment #newthings #colourful #chronicillness #oldwork #finishedwork #throwback #throwbacktuesday
Throwback to my framed hearts πŸ˜‡β€οΈ.
Pastel on Mi-Teintes touch paper, 24x32 cm.
#art #artwork #realism #pastel #drawing #pasteldrawing #heart #hearts #anatomy #anatomical #anatomicalheart #anatomicaldrawing #anatomicaldrawings #❀️ #framed #framedart #tulips #flowers #red #redflowers #🌷#valentinesday #societeceramiquemaestricht #throwback #throwbackthursday #oldwork #finished
It's actually quite a small painting πŸ–ŒπŸ˜†... It is definitely one of my smaller works πŸ˜‡πŸŽ¨.
Oil on linen, 30x50 cm.
#art #artwork #realism #oldmaster #bouguereau #eveningmood #copy #painting #oilpainting #oilonlinen #portrait #portraitpainting #woman #naked #sea #🌊 #sky #⛅️ #butterfly #artist #finished #finishedwork
My baby falcon πŸ£πŸ˜‡! I added some details last week and now I guess it is finished πŸ–ŒπŸ€“. The painting is waiting to be completeley dry, so it can be varnished.
#art #artwork #realism #painting #oilpainting #oiloncanvas #brush #oilpaint #bird #feathers #paintingbirds #falcon #babyfalcon #babybird #finished #finishedwork
With my sister and my brother in law on Christmas Eve πŸ˜‡πŸŽ„.
#christmas #christmaseve #christmas2017 #🎁 #christmastree #πŸŽ„ #family #home #🏠 #homesweethome
Bird πŸ₯!
This is my copy of the Goldfinch by Carel Fabritius. 
Oil on linen, 30x30 cm.
#throwbackthursday #tbt #puttertje #goldfinch #fabritius #carelfabritius #art #artwork #realism #painting #oilpainting #oilonlinen #oldmaster #oldmasters #oldwork
Bunny 🐰!
My copy of the Hare by Albrecht Durer. 
Oil on linen, 30x30 cm.
#throwbackthursday #tbt #hare #haas #dΓΌrer #albrechtdΓΌrer #oldmaster #oldmasters #art #artwork #painting #oilpainting #realism #oilonlinen #oldwork