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Danielle Hameleers

I love to paint the human form, set against vibrant colored backgrounds.

Biography

In my studio I use classical oil painting techniques to create contemporary oil paintings. My painting style is realism and a lot of my paintings are nudes. I use models and set them against a variation of backgrounds, sometimes abstract. The abstract backgrounds enable me to indulge in my love of pure color. The figurative backgrounds show my love of water, seascapes and flowers. Part of my paintings are inspired by classical mythology.

I am a self-taught painter. I studied chemistry, obtained a PhD and worked in innovation management. During a sabbatical I took sculpture lessons and started drawing again. And that changed everything. Through drawing, painting and sculpting from life models, I developed my skills and my knowledge of human anatomy. After trying several media, I chose oil paints for their beautiful colors.


Influences

Johannes Vermeer, Robert Mapplethorpe, Peter Doig


Education

1981-1993 MSc & PhD Utrecht & Wageningen, Netherlands
Danielle Hameleers

The artist at work

Artist value certified: Danielle Hameleers's works have been evaluated by an independent expert.


Certification 2020 : €700.00 ($821.31)
Certification has been established by Jacques-Armand Akoun on May 26, 2020.
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