Author Archives: Jan

  • Mean looking man graphite pencil drawing

    A graphite pencil drawing I made in my sketchbook. At the moment I am in this “drawing old mean men” period, just love it! Did this on Talens paper that is a bit light weight but has a very nice grain. Further just mostly cross hatching technique

  • Graphite drawing of old man with beard and medieval cap

    Old man with beard and medieval cap. In my sketchbook, I drew a portrait of an old man with a long, flowing beard. He is wearing a medieval cap, tilted slightly as he gazes down and to his right. A graphite pencil brought his weathered features to life.

  • Raphael pencil drawing

    Here’s a recent sketch! I found a reference image by Raphael in a magazine while I was waiting for something. I did a quick pencil drawing in my sketchbook in about half an hour, and I’m pretty pleased with how it turned out. Image by Jan Brons

  • Well-fed elderly man

    A not too friendly looking man, pretty fat, smoking a pipe. He could be a farmer… Holding a stick for no clear reason. A drawing I made as pencil sketch at first and as I liked it I decided to scan it and work on it as a digital painting. I used the painting program …

  • Painting of an old man with big hat.

    Painting of an old man with big hat

    Painting of an old man with big hat. I created this painting as an academic exercise, using it as a reference to refine my skills in color theory, brushwork, and texture techniques. The subject of the painting is a weathered elderly man. Painted using the incredible “Krita” painting software. The man is depicted wearing a …

  • Four cows looking straight at you. A wall art image in a living room above a couch.

    Summertime Gossip Four Frisian Cows wall art

    In this photograph, four chatting cows are interrupted in their daily conversation by the photographer. The cows stand on a lush meadow on a beautiful summer day, with a stunning cloudscape visible in the background. This photo was taken in Friesland, the home of the Frisian cows, making these particular cows somewhat of an anomaly …

  • Black White Dahlia as framed art print at Redbubble

    Black White Dahlia on Redbubble

    In this captivating close-up, we are presented with the exquisite beauty of a white dahlia flower. The delicate petals of the dahlia bloom take center stage, showcasing their pure white color and intricate details. Each petal is meticulously rendered, capturing the softness and texture that make the flower so enchanting. The dahlia’s petals radiate a …

  • Swimming pool, palm tree

    Azores Photo Book

    Azores Photo Book. Made this personal, not for sale, photo book of our trip to the Azores. They are such beautiful islands to visit even though I hope the Azores stays a well kept secret before mass tourism plunges on the islands. We went there with a nice group of people and visited a couple …

  • The Monochromatic Mystery of the Clouds and Sea as Wallart

    The Monochromatic Mystery of the Clouds and Sea

    You know, I’ve always had this deep love and connection to the sea and oceans. There’s just something about the vastness and beauty of the water that always draws me in. So, I started working on this painting with the intention of creating a representation of the ocean – you know, something wide and expansive. …

  • skutsje-paint-detai

    Stormachtig weer skûtsje

    Koop dit digital art werk De storm trotseren: Een Skutsje in Friesland van Jan Brons als reproductie op canvas, aluminium dibond, (ingelijste) fotoprint, behang en Art Frame, op maat geprint in Fine-Art kwaliteit. Digitaal schilderij aan hand van een foto gemaakt door mijzelf tijdens SKS of een IFKS wedstrijd. Foto gemaakt met mijn trouwe Canon …