The oil paintings that mostly come from my on location life drawings, sketch notes, and the final works are finished in my studio in the Netherlands.
Waiting for Night Bus
Waiting for night bus near St Paul cathedral, my favourite part of London. Oil on canvas 70x100cm.
Winter in Flam
It's winter so it makes sense to paint a winter landscape. Based on my trip in Norway near Flam. Oil on canvas 50x80cm.
Tangier impression, oil on canvas 100*70cm.
The praying boy in candle light, memory from Chester cathedral. Oil on canvas 50x70cm.
Norwich Bishop's Bridge
The view of Bishop's bridge towards Norwich cathedral at dusk. My father use to fish over river Wensum on the bridge. Oil on canvas 70x100cm.
Tulips in Wilhelminapark in Breda. Oil on canvas 50x70cm.
Life Drawing Studio
Buas students drawing life model in Daren painting studio in Beijing. Oil on canvas 70x100cm.
Langkofel of Dolomites
Langkofel is my favourite mountain range in the whole Dolomites. Oil on Canvas 50*80cm.
The perfect sunset colour in Rosengarten, Tiers, the Italian Alps. Oil on canvas 40x60cm.
La Rioja Impression
Impression, La Rioja, oil on canvas 50*70cm.
Dutch landscape in Storm
Dutch landscape in storm, Oil on canvas 50x70cm.
Impression of Kinderdijk. Oil on canvas 50*60cm.
Impression of Labrang Monastery, the temple on the right is actually from impression. Oil on canvas 50x70cm.
Old Hong Kong wet market. Oil on canvas 40*50cm.
Impression of Sunny Capri, view from La Casa nel Bosco. Had a great time on this island. Oil on canvas 50x70cm.
Self portrait in 2021. Oil on canvas 40*50cm.
An oil study of Walnut Street, Franklin in 1904, 50*70cm.
Tokyo, Meiji shrine. I captures this well dressed Japanese man with a brief case, holding an umbrella standing in the rain. Every few meters he turned around and salute to the direction of the emperor's palace. Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
Prage in Winter
The city of Prage in winter, it's one of the thickest painting I have even done. Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
Should be my last painting before moving to the new house, Moonlight snowy road. Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
Tre Cime di Lavaredo
Impression of Tri Cime di Lavaredo of Dolomites, Italian Alps, oil on canvas 50*70cm.
Matterhorn in Zermatt
Impression of Matterhorn in Zermatt, from a trip in late June, oil on canvas, 60*80cm
The moonlight trails in Mont Hua, I ascended the summit at 2154m with Edge Case colleagues in 2016, took us 7 hours, from 11:30pm to 6:30 am, finally reached the summit for the sunrise. Amazing experience. Oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
The street of Kathmandu, from a visit in 2019, oil on canvas 50*70cm.
A sunny day of Nuanquan Town, Hebei province. The fortress town was formed in Ming dynasty. Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
The impression of Furong village, just before the summer storm. Oil on canvas 70*100cm.
The pure impression of Oberwesel in autumn, the valley along river Rhein. Oil on canvas 60*120cm.
A quick portrait of a Dutch boy in peasants costumes. Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
The vivid summer colour in Swiss Alps, Oil on canvas 50*70cm. Near Appenzell.
Hong Kong harbour in the 60's. Oil on canvas, 60*100cm.
The mountain range of Xuefengshan in the south west of Hunan, elevation nearly 2000 meters with plenty terraces of rice fields . Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
Naples Old Town
The impression of a perfect sunny day in Naples, the old town. Oil on canvas 40*50cm.
Capri sunset, oil on canvas 50*70cm.
One of my favourite place in the world, Holyrood park in Edinburgh, where I started, came to this majestic city 21 years ago, walked up to the mountain many times. View from Calton hill. Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
Impression of trails in Matterhorn. Oil on canvas, 30*60cm.
Elm hill road, my favourite road in Norwich, first snow before Xmas, on my way home after work. The old tea house is on the left. Oil on canvas 100*60cm.
Eindstraat after the rain. The street is where I live in the last 5 years. Pure impression, oil on canvas 60*100cm.
Houses in Xiangxi, oil on canvas 40*50cm.
Been working on this portrait for a while, huge changes made for the background. Colours still don't match the real piece. Oil on canvas 50*60cm.
The snowy alpine forest in the foothills of Dolomite. Oil on canvas, 50*70cm.
Random landscape, based on Japanese watercolour. Oil on canvas, 50*80cm.
The vast landscape of Gannan Tibet plateau with snow mountains in the distance. Complete impression. Oil on canvas 60*100cm.
Tower Bridge in the evening
London Tower Bridge impression in the evening. Oil on canvas 50*80cm.
The golden sunset of Watzmann, Alps south of the village of Berchtesgaden. Completely based on my pen drawing in 2008. Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
The impression of Flam, Norway, Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
Vase and Dry Flowers
Life painting, vase and dry flowers. Oil on canvas 50*80cm.
The golden populus tree, oil on canvas 50*80. The client took another piece and left this one.
Street view in Chiangmai, Thailand, a week before the global pandemic. Oil on canvas 50*80cm.
Very first painting of 2021, a good start, I was cluelessly painting some random clouds and came up this composition of Dolomites in South Tyrol, which I went twice and climbed the Seceda in the distance in deep snow. Oil on canvas 50*80cm.
Storm in Zaanse Schaans
Storm is on the way. Complete memory and impression of Zaanse Schaans in the Netherlands. Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
Tiger down in the mud, oil on canvas 100*60cm. Painted from my Academy 1:35th diorama.
Kinderdijk impression, oil on canvas, 50*80cm.
The Norfolk coast from imagination, I added the house and boats from riverside in Norwich, close to where I live. Oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
Impression of canals in Giethoorn, in northern Netherlands, based on my drawing from last year, oil on canvas 80*60cm.
An iteration of Seago study, Norfolk countryside. Oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
Impression of Qinghai Tibet plateau and Gobi desert, From a road trip last week. Painted with some great Old Holland intense oil colours for the sky and clouds. Oil on canvas 60*100cm.
Me 109. Oil on canvas 40*50cm.
Christmas snow in Salisbury cathedral, oil on canvas 40*50cm. May you rest in heaven.
The sunset of Bishop's bridge in Norwich, oil on canvas 50*60cm. I miss Norwich.
A normal day in the historical walking street of Ciqikou, Chongqing, Oil on canvas 80*60cm.
A typical mountainees village in Hunan, with layers of rice fields and farm houses nearby streams. Oil on canvas 40*50cm.
The great Matterhorn, Zermatt, stuck in Switzerland for 6 days, lost my luggage, denied boarding for Hong Kong flight, everything went against me in the last few days. But the amazing Swiss Alps still there. Oil on canvas 40*50cm.
The bonding, oil on canvas 30*40cm.
The lone house in Chamonix valley, completely based on life drawing in Chamonix in late April, 2017. Oil on Canvas 40*60cm.
Monks during Ceremony
Impression of the monks during ceremony in Tibet. Oil on canvas 40*60cm.
Hertog Hendriklaan in Breda
Hertog Hendriklaan in winter, Breda. Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square02_S
The historical Bhaktapur Durbar Square in Nepal, visited in 2019 after the devastating earthquake. Oil on canvas 40*60cm.
Sunny windy day near Mastbos Breda. Impression, oil on canvas 40*60cm.
The narrow ally market in Tetouan, Morocco. Oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Sunny day in dusty Durbar square, Kathmandu. From a visit in 2019 after the earthquake. Oil on canvas 60*40cm.
Black Temple Thailand
Monks in front of the black temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand, oil on canvas 40*60cm.
Self portrait during the coronavirus quarantine time, oil on canvas 40*50cm.
Chefchaouen, a blue jewellery in northern Morocco, visited in 2017. Oil on canvas 40*50cm.
A dark and wet day in Nanfangao fishing dock, Taiwan. from a visit in October 2018. Oil on canvas, 100*70cm.
Taipei Metro in Storm
Taipei metro in a stormy day. Oil on canvas, 40*80cm.
My Travel Gear
My travel gear, still life, oil on canvas 50*60cm.
Flower study, oil on canvas 30*40cm.
The amazing wild landscape in Zhagana, Ganan Tibet territory, oil on canvas, 40*60cm.
Royal Albert Dock
Royal Albert Dock in winter. Liverpool. Oil on canvas 40*50cm.
Breda River Mark
River mark towards centre Breda. Oil on canvas 30*60cm.
Fields in central Taiwan
Fields in Central Taiwan from pure memory, oil on canvas 40*60cm
A portrait of a Nepal man, oil on canvas 50*60cm.
Jinshanling Great Wall. Autumn colour and light. Oil on canvas 40*60cm.
Red Sand Bay
Red Sand Bay, Zhuhai, near Macao. Completely based on my on location drawing in 2016, 40*50 cm, oil on canvas.
Gorgeous fresh tulips sent by BUAS, life oil painting on canvas, 40*50cm.
The portrait of Lothar Matthaus, based on my pen drawing in 2002.
The foothill scenery in late autumn of Jinshanling, where the magnificent Great Wall is. Oil on canvas, 30*40cm.
Self portrait version N.0, with my favourite camera in hand, oil on canvas, 50*70cm. WIP.
Church view from Eindstraat in Breda. Oil on canvas 30*40cm.
Ronny in a meeting, oil on canvas 40*50cm.
Hutong in Beijing, late autumn. From life drawing and memory. Oil on canvas, 50*60cm.
The city of Breda from North. Pure impression. Oil on canvas 20*30cm.
Medieval battle scene, oil on canvas 70*100cm.
Frank on the Train
Frank on the train, based on earlier pen sketch from a visit to Rhein valley. Oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
Western Hunan, pure impression and memory work. 30 Minutes only, Oil on canvas 60*40cm.
St. Paul in the Rain
St Paul in a rainy day. I made this quick moody painting after a workshop in London on Tuesday. Typical day in wet dark London. Oil on canvas, 40*60cm.
The impression of Xitou, in Taiwan, a lovely forest scenery with vivid colour. Oil on canvas, 50*70cm.
Breda Snowy Night
Snowy evening in Breda, view towards the harbour. Oil on canvas 40*60cm.
Bruges, my all time favourite medieval town, From pure memory and impression. Oil on canvas, 30*40cm.
laundry man in Sri Lanka, oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
Welcome Sinter Klas
Kids welcome Sinter Klas in Breda in 2017. Oil on canvas 50*60cm.
Sunny day of Dolomite in South Tyrol, Loosely based on location and my life drawing. Oil on canvas. 40*60cm.
Norwegian fjords in Flam, impression from memory, oil on canvas 40*60cm.
Aifei the puppy
The cute little puppy Aifei, oil on canvas.
First painting in 2020, self portrait. Oil on canvas 50*60cm.
Farmers working in fields in Kenting, South Taiwan. Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
Life painting in the morning of Hertog Hendriklaan Breda, the road to my office everyday. Easel on the back of my bike. Oil on canvas 40*60cm.
Kasteel Bouvgine in autumn, I reworked on this piece and polished the colour from my life painting. It's a beautiful and elegant place to visit in any season. Oil on canvas 40*60cm.
The impression of Jiufen old street. My passion for Taiwan never ends. Oil on canvas, 40*60cm.
Epic street lamp design in Rome, based on life drawing in Rome in 2016, oil on canvas, 40*60cm.
Statue in Gent
Impression of a worker in Gent, Belgium. Completely based on my sculpture drawing in Gent, 2017. Oil on canvas 50*70cm.
Pont neuf in Paris, painted after my visit in 2009 and 2017. Oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
Monk in Labrang monastery
Monk in Labrang monastery lit up the oil lamp. Gannan Tibet territory. Oil on canvas 40*60cm.
Zaanse Shaans, from a visit in the summer of 2017, always love to paint windmills, oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
JingWu Road 75
A tribute for my grandma and the place I grew up with her. From memory, oil on canvas, 40*60cm.
Morning in Labrang temple in Gannan Tibetan territory, oil on canvas 40*50cm. Based on life drawing in 2016
A painting for my Mom. Oil on canvas, 30*40cm.
The town of Chamonix in April, the summit of Mont Blanc is in the backdrop.
Life in the 2nd detention, 3rd cell. Memorable time and certainly unforgettable experience to see those eyes, harsh condition undescribable. Based on life drawings. Oil on canvas 40*60cm.
Life painting in a wet day in Mastbos, Breda, late autumn. Oil on canvas 30*40cm.
Breda Watergate in Fog
The haven, the Spanish Watergate in Breda, impression of foggy morning. Oil on canvas 50*60cm.
Bred in Snow
My pure impression and memory of snowy Breda from the harbour view. Oil on Canvas 50*70cm.
The market square of the Medina in Tetouan, Morocco. The actual square is much smaller. Oil on canvas, 50*70cm.
Grote Markt in Snow
Grote Markt, Breda, Netherlands, oil on canvas, 40*60cm.
Amalfi coast, Italy. Pure impression from a trip in 2016. Oil on canvas 40*50cm.
Self portrait in front of a mirror in the bathroom. Oil on canvas 40*50cm, 3hours.
Shoreham by sea
Shoreham by sea, England. From my life painting back in 2007. Oil on canvas 40*60cm.
Quick study of movie clip, oil on canvas 40*50cm,
Breda Haven, the city I live and love. I have always wanted to paint the haven. impression of oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
Impression of my hands holding paint brush. Oil on canvas 40*50cm.
Breda Rainy Night
Oil on canvas, 40*60cm.
Bacharach on Rhein
Bacharach by Rhein in Germany, oil on canvas, 40*60cm.
Summer in Zhangjiajie, China, oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
Kandy, Sri Lanka. Based on life drawing by Kandy lake, love the tropical colours and scenery. Oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
Jade Emperor Temple
The Jade Emperor temple in Chongqing, Sichuan, China, one of the very few ancient Tao temple in China. Oil on canvas, 60*80cm.
The Alps in Chamonix, France. Oil on canvas 40*60cm, based on several studies from the Easter trip to Chamonix.
Miao Village Impression
Impression of Miao village in West Hunan, China. Oil on canvas, 30*40cm.
An impression and expressive painting of a friend. Oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
Woods in Norwich
Norwich cathedral from distance. Based on early colour sketch and composition. Oil on canvas, 30*40cm.
Mom when she was 68
Portrait for mother's day, a bit late but this will do. Oil on canvas, 40*50cm. Based on early colour pencil and pen drawing.
Sunrise Hallstatt, oil on canvas, 40*50cm. Based on Life drawing and impression.
Merriment of Summer
40*60cm oil on canvas, completely based on my digital painting back in 2013
The track of the tiger tank was blown off. Oil on canvas, 30*40cm.
River Mark in Breda
The view on my way to work, river Mark in Breda, oil on canvas, 30*40cm.
Wet day in Norwich market, from memory and impression, view from Jarrods store. Oil on canvas, 30*40cm.
30*40cm oil on canvas. Battle in western Europe.
Cityscape of Chongqing, oil on canvas, 60*80cm.
Salzburg outskirts, Austria, oil on canvas, 40*50cm.
View from Jiufen towards Keelung. Based on life drawing in Taiwan in 2013. Oil on canvas, 40*60cm.
30*40cm, oil on canvas, the daughter of my friends in Norwich, reference used,
Giant Ficus Tree
The giant ficus tree in the summer, impression of Zhuhai, China. Oil on Canvas 60*80cm.
Breda River Mark
Based on life drawing by the river Mark in Breda, oil on canvas, 26*30cm.
Tea House in Norwich
Chris making coffee in old tea house in Elm Hill road, Norwich, based on my 2014 digital work. Oil on canvas, 60*80cm.
Based on my life drawing in the old street of Changsha, China. Size 120cm*100cm, oil on canvas.
Wet day in Breda
A wet weekend afternoon in Breda. 24*30cm, oil on canvas