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this i made about a year ago in school.

this is my most favourite model. I loved it to draw her. She was so feminine, she is an older lady but has a great body and very characteristic face. she is for me the example of a woman

it is waterpaint out of the tube painted without water and with my fingers.
i really love this work because of the smudge effect.

more works with this model


female, fingerpaint, fingerpainting, portrait, woman

Every kid loves drawing, I just never stopped. 1 day my teacher in highschool told me I could go to an artschool because I was so good in all that artistic stuff. And so I did. I went to the artschool in Genk. It was a whole new world, for the first time I was completely in a world were art and drawing was important. It was so inspirational. Now I am studying at the St-Lucas in Gent for a bachelor. I still have 1 year to go. Than I can start working on my career as an professional illustrator.

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  • Elizabeth Bravo
    Elizabeth Bravoover 4 years ago

    WOW!!!!!! This is really good Sanne, Imagine what you could do with a paint brush!! I love this…….the concentration of pink on the cheek and nose, really add to the over all affect, Well DONE……..I want to see more of this from you!!

  • :D thanks Elizabeth.
    and more… hmm i can see what i can do, in the vacation :p

    – Sanne Thijs

  • aglaia b
    aglaia bover 4 years ago

    that’s wow alright!
    ;-) xox

  • thanks aglaia :D
    i really love this piece as well,
    i just hope i can make something as this an other time again but from a person that i really care about

    – Sanne Thijs

  • BlaizerB
    BlaizerBover 4 years ago

    wonderful artwork – cheers

  • thanks :)

    – Sanne Thijs

  • margaretfraser
    margaretfraserover 4 years ago

    amazing portrait such character

  • thank you,
    i love this a lot myself

    – Sanne Thijs

  • linaji
    linajiover 4 years ago


  • thanks, that is a great compliment Linaji

    – Sanne Thijs

  • Noah .
    Noah .over 4 years ago

    Great portrait!

  • Thank you Noah

    – Sanne Thijs

  • davidabse
    davidabsealmost 4 years ago

    Really nicely done. There are so few good portraits on RB – but this is superb.

  • wow, that is a great compliment :)

    – Sanne Thijs

  • Varry
    Varryover 3 years ago


  • Thank you Varry

    – Sanne Thijs

  • Deborah Glasgow
    Deborah Glasgowover 3 years ago


  • Thank you Deborah

    – Sanne Thijs

  • banrai
    banraiover 3 years ago


  • Thanks Banrai

    – Sanne Thijs

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