Portfolio

Every painting I have created, from when I started in 2017 until now.

#52 - Inkthart

31 x 41 cm, August 2020

My first attempt working with water-soluble pencils, on cotton. 

#51 - St3f

59 x 77 cm, August 2020

A portrait of Australian model Stefania Ferrario. Gouache on 640g cotton.

#50 - Viraemia

77 x 59 cm, May 2020

Gouache on 640g cotton.

#49 - RighArt

39 x 19,5 cm, March 2020

The gouache original of the logo used for www.righ.art on 640g cotton.

#48 - De Grijper der Vlaggen

31 x 41 cm, February 2020 – Unavailable/Sold

Another work created for a friend who’s building a house. The depiction is one of his most used catch phrases, ‘Go get the flag’, and the colours used resemble those of his town.

2019

#47 - Moloch

31 x 41 cm, December 2019 – Unavailable/Sold

Named after a song by Paysage d’Hiver, from the album Schattengang.

#46 - Bloeme

23 x 31 cm, December 2019 – Unavailable/Sold

Created for a friend while she was creating something for me. A thoughtful exchange of creative works.

#45 - Aanraking

23 x 31 cm (4x), May 2019

2018

#44 - Negenen Hellen

31 x 41 cm, September 2018

Island, Mountain, Forest, Swamp, Plains and Colourless…what could be left? Phyrexian mana. The conclusion of my mana series.

#43 - Ledigte

31 x 41 cm, August 2018

The previous paintings were obvious (there are only 5 types of mana in Magic: The Gathering), but I wanted to have an ode to ‘Colourless’ mana as well.

#42 - Lieht

31 x 41 cm, August 2018

Plains mana.

#41 - Wainhope

31 x 41 cm, August 2018

Swamp mana.

#40 - Léuon

31 x 41 cm, August 2018

Forest mana.

#39 - Raserye

31 x 41 cm, August 2018

Mountain mana.

#38 - Kennenesse

31 x 41 cm, August 2018

The first painting in my Magic: the Gathering mana series, resembling Island mana.

#37 - Verwoester

31 x 41 cm, Juli 2018 – Unavailable/Sold

Inspired by a painting by D. Alexander Gregory. This painting was the main prize of my first self-hosted (informal) Magic: The Gathering tournament (The IDELBALCH Draft Invitational), and is in the possession of the well-deserved champion.

#33 - Ziel

31 x 41 cm, June 2018

My first self-portrait and first time experimenting with thicker sheets (640g cotton).

#35 - Lijckpilaer II

29.7 x 42 cm, Juli 2018

‘The arrogant vessel of madness!’

#34 - Lijckpilaer I

29.7 x 42 cm, June 2018

‘The oozing crest of corruption!’

#32 - Wederlecht IV

29.7 x 42 cm, June 2018

‘The sound of flying arrows fill the hollow castle!’

#31 - Wederlecht III

29.7 x 42 cm, May 2018

‘Wind in action and the sky at rest.’

#30 - Wederlecht II

29.7 x 42 cm, April 2018

‘Steeple crimson crystal. Steel wheels.’

#29 - Wederlecht I

29.7 x 42 cm, April 2018

‘Bones of beasts scattered far and wide.’

#28

28.4 x 21 cm, April 2018

#25

29.7 x 42 cm, March 2018

#27 - Plichtpleeghing IV

29.7 x 42 cm, March 2018

‘Where the clouds gather, I strike the abyss!’

#26 - Plichtpleeghing III

29.7 x 42 cm, March 2018

‘The black-haired shepherd. The chair of the noose.’

#24 - Plichtpleeghing II

29.7 x 42 cm, March 2018

‘In my left hand, the blade that binds existence.’

#23 - Plichtpleeghing I

29.7 x 42 cm, March 2018

‘In my right hand, the stone that connects the worlds.’

#22

21 x 29.7 cm, February 2018

#21

21 x 29.7 cm, February 2018

#20

21 x 29.7 cm, February 2018

#19(1)

21 x 29.7 cm, February 2018

The first of a four-part series. Can you spot all the little hints?

2017

#17-2

21 x 29.7 cm (x2), December 2017

One of my most precious pieces and the first I had framed by a professional picture framer.

#16

42 x 29.7 cm, December 2017 – Unavailable/Sold

A spiritual successor of my painting ‘#3’.

#15 - I(delbalch)

29.7 x 21 cm, November 2017

The logo of Idelbalch, created on 300g paper with watercolour paint.

#14

42 x 29.7 cm, November 2017

#10-3

21 x 29.7 cm, October 2017 (3x)

Another series. The frames don’t make it that obvious, but if you would align them perfectly next to each other they form a single painting.

#9

21 x 29.7 cm, June 2017

#8

21 x 29.7 cm, June 2017

#7

21 x 29.7 cm, June 2017

This painting and the next two were part of my first attempt to create a little series. You’ll notice they utilise the exact same four colours, just executed differently.

#6

29.7 x 21 cm, May 2017

#5

21 x 29.7 cm, April 2017

#4

21 x 29.7 cm, February 2017

#3

21 x 29.7 cm, February 2017

#2

29.7 x 21 cm, January 2017

#1

29.7 x 21 cm, January 2017

My first painting. Attempted after purchasing a basic watercolour starter kit; just one brush and a few tubes. Created with no real concept in mind, nor a title (a trend I would repeat for a while).