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14.7.17

Catalogue- Woman Browsing Catalogue Of Library On Computer

Catalogue
painting of a woman browsing the catalogue of a library on a computer

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
36 3/4" x 27 2/3" or 93,3 x 70 cm
2005

I was first attracted to this scene because of the stillness. Even though there's is lot going on around her (lots of books), she just sits there working quietly, but diligently on the computer. I love that sense of serenity and untroubledness. I also love the way she uses a modern day invention to look up an old one: her favorite book. I just couldn't help but paint it.

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5.7.17

Figure No. 5- Painting Of Man Looking At Painting By Charles Demuth



Figure No. 5
painting of a man enjoying painting by Charles Demuth

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
8" x 8" or 20 x 20 cm
2017

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After the 4th comes figure no. 5!

Charles Demuth completed eight abstract portraits between 1924 and 1929 as tributes to modern American artists, writers, and performers. Though not a physical likeness, Demuth created this portrait of his friend, the poet and physician William Carlos Williams, using imagery from Williams’s poem "The Great Figure," which evokes the sights and sounds of a fire engine speeding down the street. The intersecting lines, repeated "5," round forms of the numbers, lights, street lamp, and blaring sirens of the red fire engine together infuse the painting with a vibrant, urban energy. Demuth derived the title from the poem.

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30.6.17

26.6.17

Gambling Ladies- Two Elderly Ladies Gambling In Las Vegas

Gambling Ladies
two elderly ladies gambling in hotel lobby, Las Vegas

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
19 2/3" x 15 3/4" or 50 x 40 cm
2017
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During my Kickstarter campaign I did manage to find some time to paint. I just finished this portrait of two elderly women gambling in Las Vegas. Hope you enjoy it!

I also began to work on my large scale painting and I'm loving it! Don't want to give too much details just yet, but this sure is a painting I will enjoy from start to finish! I'll keep you posted!

All the best, Gerard Boersma

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23.6.17

Kickstarter Campaign Ended

Kickstarter Campaign Ended

Yesterday my Kickstarter campaign to support me to paint large scale masterpieces came to an end. I'm sorry to say I didn't get fully funded, but happy to report I got enough backers to paint one large painting!

This last month has been something of a roller coaster with lots of ups and downs, but I'm thrilled about all the support you guys gave me. So thank you once again and now I'll start work on my large painting! Of course I keep you updated!

All the best, Gerard Boersma

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21.6.17

Last day Kickstarter campaign to help me paint large masterpieces

Last day on Kickstarter Campaign

Last day on Kickstarter to support me to paint large scale masterpieces. Donate or spread the word will you still can!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/338321865/gerard-boersma-painting-large-hyperrealism-masterp

Thank you for your support!

All the best, Gerard Boersma

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20.6.17

Winner Campbell Soup Painting

Winner of my painting Sander Aarts!

Congratulations to Sander Aarts for winning my painting Campbell Soup! I put all the names into a bowl and your name came up first, congratulations!

I would like to thank everybody who shared the link to my Kickstarter campaign and by so doing entered this little contest. Thank you so much! I really appreciate all the support I'm getting!

All the best, Gerard Boersma

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19.6.17

Last days Kickstarter Campaign

Last days Kickstarter Campaign

With just a few days to go it looks like I'm not hitting my target on Kickstarter. As you might know when I don't reach my goal on Kickstarter all donations are returned to the backers and the whole project is a no go. So for one last time I ask you to donate and share my project with everybody you know!

If you do share my project you automatically have a chance to win my painting Campbell Soup. Tomorrow I'll announce the winner, so act fast!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/338321865/gerard-boersma-painting-large-hyperrealism-masterp

Thank you for your support!

All the best, Gerard Boersma

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15.6.17

Last week Kickstarter Campaign

Last week Kickstarter Campaign

This week is the last week my project is live on Kickstarter. If you want to support me to paint large masterpieces you can until june 23!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/338321865/gerard-boersma-painting-large-hyperrealism-masterp

If you haven't done so by now you can still win my painting Campbell Soup by sharing the link to my crowdfunding campaign with your friends on the social media platform of your choice and let me know!

By june 20 I put all the names in a hat and randomly select one. Hopefully it's yours! Thank you for your support!

All the best, Gerard Boersma

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14.6.17

Article On Art And Aesthetics

Article on Art And Aesthetics

A wonderful article about me appeared on On Art And Aesthetics. This is a blog run by Tulika. She covers literature, painting, architecture, film, sculpture, music and more. You can read the article by clicking here.

If you haven't done so by now you can still win my painting Campbell Soup by sharing the link to my crowdfunding campaign with your friends on the social media platform of your choice and let me know!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/338321865/gerard-boersma-painting-large-hyperrealism-masterp

By june 20 I put all the names in a hat and randomly select one. Hopefully it's yours! Thank you for your support!

All the best, Gerard Boersma

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12.6.17

Article On Creators Vice

Article on Creator's Vice

Creators is VICE's arts and culture platform, covering every aspect of the creative process. It's a pretty big platform too and I'm proud to say they just published an article about my paintings! You can read it by clicking on the image above.

If you haven't done so by now you can still win my painting Campbell Soup by sharing the link to my crowdfunding campaign with your friends on the social media platform of your choice and let me know!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/338321865/gerard-boersma-painting-large-hyperrealism-masterp

By june 20 I put all the names in a hat and randomly select one. Hopefully it's yours! Thank you for your support!

All the best, Gerard Boersma

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10.6.17

We've 30% on Kickstarter!

Figure No. 5
Man enjoying painting by Charles Demuth

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
8" x 8" or 20 x 20 cm
2017

This painting is available as a reward to my Kickstarter campaign- Help me paint my large masterpieces!

We've reached 30% on Kickstarter. Still many miles to go!

There's still time to win my painting Campbell Soup. Just share the link to my crowdfunding campaign with your friends on the social media platform of your choice and let me know!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/338321865/gerard-boersma-painting-large-hyperrealism-masterp

By june 20 I put all the names in a hat and randomly select one. Hopefully it's yours! Thank you for your support!

All the best, Gerard Boersma

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8.6.17

Article Online Kunstenaars

Article in Online Kunstenaars

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Online Kunstenaars published a short article about my Kickstarter Campaign. Thank you Online Kunstenaars!

Don't forget to share the link to my Kickstarter campaign on your social media to help me paint large masterpieces so you can win my painting Campbell Soup. By june 20 I put all the names in a hat and randomly select one. Hopefully it's yours! Thank you for your support!

All the best, Gerard

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7.6.17

Clip Noardewyn Live and Russian Article

Ingrid Bergman
Man enjoying painting of Ingrid Bergman by Andy Warhol

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
8" x 8" or 20 x 20 cm
2017

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Remember I was a guest on Noardewyn Live last friday? You can watch the clip on my Facebook timeline right here. Just scroll down a little to see the clip.

If any of you speak and read Russian you probably enjoy reading this article right here. If you do, please let me know what it says as I don't have a clue!

Don't forget to share the link to my Kickstarter campaign on your social media to help me paint large masterpieces so you can win my painting Campbell Soup. By june 20 I put all the names in a hat and randomly select one. Hopefully it's yours! Thank you for your support!

All the best, Gerard

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6.6.17

Win 'Campbell Soup' Original Painting By Sharing My Kickstarter Campaign With Your Friends On Social Media

Campbell Soup
Woman enjoying of Campbell Soup by Andy Warhol

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
8" x 8" or 20 x 20 cm
2017

Want to win this painting?

All you have to do is share the link below with your friends on the social media platform of your choice and let me know!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/338321865/gerard-boersma-painting-large-hyperrealism-masterp

By june 20 I put all the names in a hat and randomly select one. Hopefully it's yours! Thank you for your support!

All the best, Gerard

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5.6.17

Show Met Verve and Flavorwire

Metre, one of the paintings features in article on Flavorwire

I had great fun talking and painting at my show at Met Verve. Thank you all who came and backed my project!

Here's a short article with multiple images on Flavorwire: click here to read

Happy Pentecost!

All the best, Gerard

I still have a long way to go with my Kickstarter project. If you could back my project or share it far and wide that would be really great! Thank you!

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3.6.17

This afternoon I'm present at my show at Met Verve

Pic shows my painting Coffee Bean Airport on view at Met Verve

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This afternoon from 13.00- 17.00 I'm present at my show at Met Verve, Noordvliet 351, Leeuwarden. I''ll talk about my work and do a little painting. On view are a lot of paintings which have been seen before in public. Looking forward to seeing you there!

I had great fun yesterday at Noardewyn Live with Willem de Vries. Turns out it was televised as well. The clip will be available soon!

All the best, Gerard

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2.6.17

Finster Op Fryslan and Bizarre Beyond Belief

Auto-Portrait
Woman enjoying self portrait in green Bugatti by Tamara de Lempicka

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
8" x 8" or 20 x 20 cm
2017

This painting is available as a reward to my Kickstarter campaign- Help me paint my large masterpieces!

Last week the very kind people of Finster Op Fryslan. made a short clip about my Kickstarter project. You watch it here.

Magazine Bizarre Beyond Belief published a short article about my work with some images. You can read it here

And like I mentioned earlier, this afternoon I will be interviewed on Omrop Fryslan radio around 2 o'clock. Tomorrow I will be present all afternoon at my show at Met Verve (Noordvliet 351, Leeuwarden). Hope to see you there!

All the best, Gerard

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1.6.17

Masterpiece- Self Portrait Enjoying Painting By Roy Lichtenstein

Masterpiece
self portrait of me enjoying painting Masterpiece by Roy Lichtensteinof

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
8" x 8" or 20 x 20 cm
2017

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I painted this self portrait of me enjoying a painting by Roy Lichtenstein entitled Masterpiece especially for my Kickstarter campaign. As you know by now I'm looking to paint large masterpieces and to show them in New York. The text on Lichtenstein's piece fits very well :)

This afternoon I'm bringing my paintings to Met Verve, the store where I get all my supplies in my hometown Leeuwarden (Noordvliet 351). From june 2 - june 3 I'm showing my work there. On saturday june 3 I'll be there from 13.00- 17.00h talking about my work and also do a little painting. You're welcome to join us!

All the best, Gerard

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30.5.17

Show At Met Verve and Radio Interview

Marilyn Monroe
painting of man enjoying paintng of Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol

G. Boersma
acrylic on MDF
19 3/4" x 15 3/4" or 50 x 40 cm
2016

This painting is available as a reward to my Kickstarter campaign- Help me paint my large masterpieces!

I'll be interviewed on Omrop Fryslan radio this friday june 2, around two o'clock by Willem Waldpyk from Noardewyn Live about my Kickstarter project.

From june 2 - june 3 I'm also showing my work at Met Verve, the store where I get all my supplies in my hometown Leeuwarden (Noordvliet 351). On saturday june 3 I'll be there talking about my work and also do a little painting. You're welcome to join us!

All the best, Gerard

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29.5.17

Kickstarter Update

Ralph's Supermarket
painting of people at a check out in a Ralph's supermarket

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
38 1/2" x 29 1/2" or 97,5 x 75 cm
2016

This painting is available as a reward to my Kickstarter campaign- Help me paint my large masterpieces!

Thank you backers! We have reached 16% and there are quite a few people backing off line whom's pledges I didn't process just yet so I think it's safe to say we've reached 20%!

But of course we still have a lot of miles to go and I urge any one who loves my work to keep sharing the project! Thank you in advance and let's make it happen!

All the best, Gerard

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26.5.17

Slot Machines 3- City Scene Painting Of A Man Gambling In Hotel Lobby Las Vegas

Slot Machines 3
city scene painting of a man playing the slot machines in hotel lobby Las Vegas

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
35 1/2" x 27 2/3" or 90 x 70 cm
2016

This painting is available as a reward to my Kickstarter campaign- Help me paint my large masterpieces!

After a week of campaigning I'm happy to announce that after a few days my project is already 15% backed. Of course it would be really great if you could support me too. You can be donating of course or help me spread the project far and wide. Thank you!

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25.5.17

Detail pics of my painting Liquor Store

Detail pics of my painting Liquor Store

I had fun posting the detail pics of my painting Coffee Bean Airport, I thought why not post details of Liquor Store too. Just click on the images to get an enlargment.

Like Coffee Bean Airport Liquor Store is available as a reward on my Kickstarter campaign.

Hope you enjoy it!

All the best, Gerard

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