Earth Wind & Fire

I’m always experimenting with new photo-processing techniques from Black & White reduction to in-drawings/paintings to the application of (own) textures and whatever. In our Private Gallery Napier I show visitors individual examples of each technique. In my imaginaries I combine the different techniques. The triptych ‘Earth Wind & Fire’ is a good example of it. Coming …

HAIKU BROOM

Wind playing no use for the broom sweeping the courtyard

MeMe

Me and my Alter Ego (fun picture)

Talk of the town

Emulsion 2

“I am the Lorax, I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.” –  Dr. Suess

Emulsion 1

HAIKU: Little more than pulsing emulsion the man fighting himself    

Earth, Wind and Fire

“Creativity…involves the power to originate, to break away from the existing ways of looking at things, to move freely in the realm of the imagination, to create and recreate worlds fully in one’s mind-while supervising all this with a critical inner eye.” — Oliver Sacks It’s very elemental.

Instagram hit

@hermanvanbon

‘He’s back’ but first the interview

From an interview with Jeré Möller of ‘Visit Overberg‘ Herman van Bon – An artist unleashed Sitting down to chat with fine art photographer Herman van Bon is a bit like jumping on a magic carpet. A few seconds in and you are time traveling to visit the ancestors. Minutes later you are standing with …

Unus Mundus

Somebody told me the other day that the average painter applies 6 to 7 layers before a painting is finished. I just applied the 75th layer to ‘Unus Mundus’ (One World) and still it’s far from ready. Layers, in my case, are photographs, drawings, textures, digital in-paintings, etc. Guess I have another 30 to 40 …