Tag Archives: history

The eye of the King

Contributing to a special project in The Hague I have sketched a portrait of ​​our Dutch king. The portrait is composed of 40 iPad. drawings. This fragment of his eye is one of the drawings. Next week the entire drawing will be exhibited. Look at ‘the making of the eye

Contributing to a special project in The Hague I have sketched a portrait of ​​our Dutch king. The portrait is composed of 40 iPad. drawings. This fragment of his eye is one of the drawings. Next week the entire drawing will be exhibited.

iPad sketch

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Syrian weapon progress

Current position: 93,000 dead, 1.5 million refugees. Therefore it would like to get more weapons.

iPad drawing

Current position: 93,000 dead, 1.5 million refugees. Therefore it would like to get more weapons.

Aantjes

During the Second World War, when he was an adolescent, the former Dutch Christian Democrat politician Wim Aantjes joined the Germaanse SS and refused to work for the Waffen SS later on. After more than thirty years an authoritative professor misjudged his case and Mr. Aantjes stepped down as party leader in Parliament. Recently during an interview on television he said he believes that he must take responsibility of his deeds after his death in front of the divine authority, His behavior will be judged. He was apparently afraid for this defining moment.

During the Second World War, when he was an adolescent, the former Dutch Christian Democrat politician William Aantjes joined the Germaanse SS and refused to work for the Waffen SS later on. After more than thirty years an authoritative professor misjudged his case and Mr. Aantjes stepped down as party leader in Parliament. Recently during an interview on television he said he believes that he must take responsibility of his deeds after his death in front of the divine authority, His behavior will be judged. He was apparently afraid for this defining moment.

iPad drawing

Mungo Park

Late 18th century, he was the first European to discover the Niger river. He was also the first European to arrive near to Timbuktu and return alive. And he was the first European who was kidnapped by Saharans. He wrote the highly readable Travels into the Interior of Africa about his adventures in Africa. He did not survive.

iPad drawing

Late 18th century, he was the first European to discover the Niger river.  The Scottish physician was also the first European who arrived close to Timbuktu and returned alive.  Saharans kidnapped him on his first trip. He wrote the highly readable Travels into the Interior of Africa. He did not survive his second trip.