Saskia van Drunen

'Rise Towards the Surface'

Material: Oils over mixed media on canvas
Size: 30 x 30 cm

This painting is inspired by the experience of becoming better or on top of your emotions, as well as achieving your dreams. The abstract elements and colors are used to convey a message and an emotion. The painting is meant to celebrate the human condition.

Saskia van Drunen (1971) is a Dutch artist who creates vibrant and expressive paintings that combine abstract and realistic elements. She is inspired by the emotions and feelings of the inner landscape, and she uses various media and techniques to convey them. Her work is a reflection of her passion and her true self. Saskia’s paintings often feature portraits and figures, which she paints with realism and sensitivity. She captures the essence of her subjects, as well as their mood and expression. She uses color and shape to create atmosphere and movement. Saskia’s work is full of life and energy, and it invites the viewer to explore and connect with their own emotions. She hopes that her art inspires people to explore their inner landscape, follow their passion and empower them to feel free to be themselves. Saskia’s work can be found in private collections all over the world.

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