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Hello and welcome to
the artpage of Bastiaan Mol
Bastiaan Mol (1954)
is a Dutch visual artist/illustrator
based in Rotterdam, Netherlands
Subjects for his work are various, but
returning subjects are
*the male figure
*animals (especially birds)
*music inspired portraits
*Hollywood`s golden age
*so called 'fan-art'
Preferred materials he works in are:
watercolours, gouache ,pen+ink,
graphite , pastels
and to a lesser extend also acrylics
and oils on a canvas.
No prints of his work are made:
No digital art
Every work is a handmade original
lees hier een interview met Bastiaan Mol en zijn kunst ,in "Uitgelicht"
THE PORTUGUESE FADO-PORTRAITS
Below you `ll see some of the 53 portraits of portuguese fadosingers I have painted between 2015-2019 .
I was made a member of honor of the Associação Alfredo Marceneiro , in Lisbon and was given a certificate for my contribution to both the fado scene in Portugal as well as to the heritage museum of fadomaster Alfredo Marceneiro , where 2 portraits by Bastiaan Mol are part of the main exhibition.
CLICK ON THE PHOTOS TO SEE ALL
click the top photo, click again ,scroll right side
diverse subjects , animals/ birds , portraits
The Male Figure
I prefer creating my paintings from live models.
HOWEVER: I also can find inspiration in photos
and create something very different and new out of them.
My male-paintings can be
portraits head to waist,
or full length body .
Nude or semi-nude .
People often confuse nudity with sex.
I don`t paint porn!
Some of my paintings can be seen as erotic ,
but are almost never seen as sexual.
Ask for possibilities if you would want your personal portrait .
I can also work from your own photos ,
preferrence in taking the photos myself, if possible.
You`ll find my prizes quite decent.
Remember if you order a painting
prizes are made up by several facts:
SIZE , AMOUNT OF DETAILING ( = hours of work ) ,
CHOICE OF MATERIALS ,
If interested ask for more information
( scroll down to communicate )
You can also find me on Instagram and Facebook
read an interview with Bastiaan Mol , in the German BONER-Magazine , from March 2020.
The printed version has 4 pages of interview and photos,here is the online version.(german language)
Read an article with Bastiaan Mol on the GAY-Rotterdam website.(dutch language)
Like last year, Bastiaan Mol contributed as one of 50 international artists with seven of his paintings to
the yearly all male- tear-off calender
Your Daily Male 2021 ! Every day of the year a painting, sculpture
or photograph , showing the male figure in the arts, by international sculptors,painters,photographers. Available from October 2020
November 2019 the new album of the dutch band The Bulfight was released.
the album was released together with an artbook containg the work of 100 international artists.
Bastiaan Mol was one of the artists featured in the book,aswell as the exhibition of the works.
All works were themed Murder ballads. Bastiaan Mol contributed his work The Heel , seen under .
Impressions of various expositions and publications
Watch a video on the subject of my MALE art paintings,
read an interview in the german Boner-magazine, edition March 2020
about the art of Bastiaan Mol. ( article is in german language !)
like me on INSTAGRAM /FACEBOOK / VIMEO/ TUMBLR
Contact me for any questions.
Ask for information and possibilities
Other subjects in my art you will find
on my other websites
Facebook : Art of Bastiaan Rotterdam