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Edwin IJpeij
Contemporary Dutch artist, chemist and inventor.
With this combination he unites art and the science of making paint in an unique way. Let yourself be carried away by his art that will change your view on beauty and nude forever.

Edwin loves to paint skin. It is for him as magic, to see a painting coming to life! Therefore, he paints nudes and portrait of feminine beauty. But what is beauty?

Edwin is convinced that beauty and attractiveness is the result of pure happiness. Happiness comes when you accept yourself exactly as you are, it is about accepting your inner self, your essence. Like the sun, this shines bright and warm through your physical appearance, resulting in irresistible beauty, attractiveness and success.

This is why Edwin paints the female nude. The nude represents the essence, without garment and make-up: just how you are. Exactly this he wants to tell you with his artworks: bringing you in motion to be your pure and beautiful self, your naked truth!

Like everyone is unique, all artworks made by Edwin are unicas. This means that all artworks are unique pieces of art and there is no second piece available. This implies that no reproduction or giclees will be printed. All artworks created by Edwin IJpeij have a certificate of authenticity and originality. Moreover, all Edwin's paintings are signed secretly which can be traced by an expert only.

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Edwin IJpeij Paintings, contemporary art, nude


Creating a painting of a Female Landscape is very different than making a photograph. In this great journey, Edwin feels the freedom to add his personal imagination and artistic interpretation. Like in photography, the model inspires him to paint - brushstroke after brushstroke - her beauty, sensuality and personality. Typically, the model poses live, however, to reduce sitting time, Edwin also works from sketches and memory. Likelyness is important for him, however, he may decide to make changes to improve the composition, light and color. The challenge is to reflect skin in texture and colour. To achieve this as convincingly as possible, Edwin's works with self-made paint, which he prepares from traditional, genuine pigments accordingly to the methods of the Old Masters. By this, a new Female Landscape is born, Edwin's "hommage à la Femme"

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Edwin IJpeij Photography, contemporary art, nude


The beauty, sensuality and personality of the model inspires Edwin to capture her feelings and emotions. Her personality intrigues the artist and the creative process towards a photograph, Edwin always experiences a nice artistic symbiosis where the model inspires the artist and vice versa. No matter if she is mysterious, dreamy, shy, introvert or extravert, her personality and character are the basis for the final artwork as this makes every model unique. To express the softness of her shapes and her nude skin, Edwin has a strong preference for printing the final artwork in black and white. Despite his focus is on the creation of female nudes, Female Landscapes, he also works with masculine models, where he likes to express again character and personality.

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