Rob de Vries
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"Very nice work, Rob.  But the mechanical stuff would me nuts.  I admire anyone who's this good at it."
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Rob de Vries (1963) studied at the Amsterdamse Grafische School, where he graduated in 1984. He worked as DTP-operator and designer for various companies. In 2002 he started his own one-man design company.

Years of practice in the graphic world had rekindled the desire to start drawing and painting again.

A period of intensive study followed. Advanced drawing techniques and a education in realistic painting and 17th century painting techniques from the painter Cas Waterman.
He is drawing and painting commissioned portraits for 7 years now. In between the commissions he is working on his own paintings.

His work is in Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, English and American Private Collections.

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At 10:01pm on December 23, 2011, Richard Harvey said…

Very nice work, Rob.  But the mechanical stuff would me nuts.  I admire anyone who's this good at it.

At 7:00pm on June 17, 2011, Jean Marie Waldron Beasley said…
Love your work!
At 7:10pm on June 7, 2011, Suzanne Vadnais Monson said…

Welcome Rob! Take a look around. There is so much to see and do here. See what's waiting for you to discover! Suzanne (moderator)

At 12:25pm on June 7, 2011, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Hi Rob, and welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!

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We've also put together a handy Guide to Getting Started, which may help answer any questions you may have, such as how to create a bio for your page.

Most of all have fun and join in the forums and groups! I enjoyed seeing your stunning Photorealist paintings on your website, and I'm super-happy to have you here! :)

Best Wishes, Thaneeya (Moderator)

 
 
 

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