Self-Reflection (double portrait) oil painting by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2020

Self-Reflection

Double portrait on two panels, Oil on Linen, (2x) 55×70 cm

Olive tree drawn in graphite by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2019

Twin Trees

Old olive trees have these wonderful shapes and structures. I spotted this one in an olive orchard in France. It...

Old Woman drawn in graphite, 2019, by Edith van Duin-Schermer

Portrait of an Old Lady

They say that wisdom comes with age. I tend to think that beauty comes with age too (although not everyone...

Between the Frosted Leaves, oil painting by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2017

Between the Frosted Leaves

Although I often find inspiration during holidays abroad, it can also be found very close to home. I guess it’s...

Old Car (GAZ-M20 Pobeda), oil painting by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2017

Abandoned Classic Car

I love old things! Some things just get better with age. Nice wine for example, and cars too. Sometimes people...

Twins, oil painting of two birds one alive and one dead, by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2016

Twins

Sometimes inspiration is just waiting for us right outside the doorstep! Looking from my window, I could see a bird’s...

The Cat, oil painting by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2013

The Cat

It seems that in some small Italian villages, almost everyone has cats! I spotted this cat in one of the...

Oil painting, The Observer by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2013

The Observer

This man from Sri Lanka was actually not observing the sky. In reality, he was a palm reader. Upon seeing...

Forgotten (Abandoned Old Car), oil painting by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2012

Abandoned Old Car

I spotted this beautiful old car on the island of Dominica. Apparently the owners had abandoned it, and now it...

Portrait of my Mother, oil painting by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2011

Portrait of my Mother

My mother is so patient! She very willingly spent 2 hours posing for this painting. During this time I think...

Oil painting of a homeless man in France by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2011

Homeless

This painting depicts a homeless man I saw in Le Puy (France). I was there for a yoga holiday. Somehow,...

Greek Woman from Corfu, oil painting by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2009

Greek Woman from Corfu

I was lucky enough to see this woman sitting in her doorstep during a vacation to the Greek island of...

Farmhouse by the Sea, oil painting by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2009

Farmhouse by the Sea

The islands of the Seychelles are renowned for their picture-perfect, pristine white-sand beaches. My husband and I decided to go...

Portrait of my Grandmother, oil painting by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2000

Portrait of my Grandmother

This painting was originally thought to be a sketch hence the choice of paper instead of canvas. It did however...