Jan Kooiman
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My birthplace, Brakel, Netherlands

"Improvements will soon be published. You are realy helpful."
Dec 8, 2016
Adrienne DeSaulniers commented on Jan Kooiman's photo
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My birthplace, Brakel, Netherlands

"i really like this painting.it must be a place close to your heart. i really like that reflected light in the trees and your foliage. i felt there was something off and couldn't put my finger on it, then i read the comments. i can't wait…"
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"Really inviting composition Jan, and lovely palette! Will look forward to seeing it tweaked, to perfection,  per Michael's suggestions!"
Dec 1, 2016
Michael J. Severin commented on Jan Kooiman's photo
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My birthplace, Brakel, Netherlands

"Hi Jan.  Good photo ... now do you notice how the shadowed upright planes of the small building and the foreground structure are the same value as your shadow values on the road? ...  it is best not to have 2 planes the same value. …"
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My birthplace, Brakel, Netherlands

"This foto's are before your suggested changes "
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My birthplace, Brakel, Netherlands

"Michael this is the B&W from my painting. I appreciate this technical comments very much. "
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Michael J. Severin commented on Jan Kooiman's photo
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"A good way to judge those value relationships is to remember that upright planes are usually darker than flat planes or slanted planes .. in your case, those shadows across the road .. the flat plane .. are your lightest darks, the trees and…"
Dec 1, 2016

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How would you categorize your painting style?
impressionistic brushstroke. (tache)
Which medium do you prefer? eg. oils, acrylics, etc.
oils, waterrcolor, acrylic
Are you a full time artist?
Part Time
Who are your favourite 2 artists?
Monet, Sysly, van Gogh, Matisse
Do you have any goals for your painting?
creating an object with my hart not a photo
What's your website address? (If any)
http://jko.exto.nl/

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Statement of my motivation

Posted on January 6, 2012 at 11:30 1 Comment

My motivation: "Everything has been painted but not by me"

Son of a house painter so was my grandfather, and therefore paint and color is in my genes

I was born in 1943.  To further professionalize a lifelong hobby and a sound basis for criticize, I follow different courses.

Painting is an emotional experience, one is not aware of time and place, there is nothing but the magic of the hand and the paint. My goal is to painting an object and not primarily an image. I actually do…

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My motivation

Posted on January 6, 2012 at 10:06 0 Comments

Translation from Dutch to English from the text on my website http://www.jko.exto.nl/

My motivation: "Everything has been painted but not by me"

Son of a house painter so was my grandfather, and therefore paint and color is in my genes

I was born in 1943. A solid education I received the watercolor painter Jacques Maris from 1988 to 1992. To further professionalize a lifelong hobby and a sound basis for criticize, I follow different…

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Holland, My flat country mainly below sealevel !

Posted on December 22, 2011 at 0:24 3 Comments

I love the endless space the distance the colors and the mood the clouds sometimes friendly somethimes heavy and rainy

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At 9:37 on October 5, 2016, Mairo Piroue said…
Thanks for your request, and it is with pleasure that i accept. You have a very relarkable style to your paintings, very impressionist, i like it a lot. They are a pleasure to contemplate. I think i can see some influence from the French impressionists.
At 10:42 on January 16, 2016, Christine Lewis said…

Thank you for the friend request, Jan. ( = I have enjoyed looking at your work, very nice!

At 9:33 on January 14, 2016, Sandi Lear said…

Hello new friend!

At 16:42 on August 26, 2015, Lori Ippolito said…
Hi Jan! Thanks for the likes!!:)
At 15:54 on August 25, 2015, Ningning Li said…

Jan, I am very glad to be your friend. Thanks for your invitation.

At 9:31 on August 25, 2015, Candi Hogan said…

Thanks for the friend request Jan!  So glad you requested!  I went in and looked at your paintings, you have some really beautiful work, and I still see the influence of Van Gogh in a lot of your work!  You and I have that in common Jan, I get told that a lot myself!    Thanks for sharing your views of Holland!!!  Look forward to seeing lots of your work!

At 7:43 on July 31, 2014, Hyun(Jane) kim said…
I'm happy to accept, Jan :) thank you!!
At 14:53 on July 30, 2014, Lori Ippolito said…
Hi Jan..I'm happy to accept your friend request! I enjoy your work!
At 9:29 on April 2, 2014, Cristina Mihailescu said…

Hi Jan and thank you for the friend request, so happy to be your friend!

I took a tour through your gallery and I found beautiful and colorful paintings!

Keep up the lovely work!

Warmest regards,

Cristina

At 15:11 on January 26, 2014, Laura Xu said…

Thank you Jan, I am pleased to be your painting friend. You are a great artist and I enjoy your paintings very much. I like to see more  beautiful paintings of Holland in the future.

 
 
 

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