Roel van der Wal,
artist and portraitist
presentation you can read about Roel's work and see a number of his paintings.
Click on a button at the top
to see the various surveys of portraits,
landscapes, waterworks and so on. There is also a link to his most recent work.
think the options are not difficult to understand. If you are not sure
what a word means, just click, and you will see. If you're wrong: just
try again. :-)))
'Bloemen', by the way are flowers and 'dieren' is the
Dutch word for animals. The 'Kunstenaar' is the artist.
Roel feels related
to 'Northern Realism', i.e. a way of painting by painters like Pieter Pander,
Peter Durieux, Henk Helmantel, Douwe Elias and many others who work in the
North-East of Holland. See www.stoneart.nl
Like the painters mentioned above,
Roel paints both
accurately and freely and takes all the time he needs for a canvas.
Although he works
in a more or less realistic style he explores the possibilities of abandoning
reality to its maximum and in doing so create a new world. Sometimes even more
beautiful than the original.
Roel does not want
to restrict himself to one subject or one style. “I do not want a ring through
my nose”, he says. “Painting is so much fun and there are still so many things
to be discovered.”
You’ll find his
own style is in his touch, his choice of subjects and colours and particularly
in his eye for detail.
Roel occasionally works with silver or wax. Wax items
are cast in bronze of which you see an example here:
Most of Roel's works are made on
request. Some belong to his private collection and some are for sale.If
there is no red ball or the text 'privé collectie' next to the pictures,
it means that the painting can be
For further information
please contact Roel van der Wal through the 'CONTACT' link, send an e-mail to
roelvanderwalslinnenart.nl or dial