This is my second rendition of our boat in front of one of the two old windmills in the tiny town of Dokkum in Friesland, the northeast province of the Netherlands.
This is our summer ‘home’ for the next few years. It’s a 12 meter Dutch motoryacht built in 1996 with a beautiful interior crafted by the original owner from whom we purchased it. We have not been to Dokkum yet with this boat. I used a photo of our first Dutch boat Caprice which we … Read moreViking in Dokkum
Giethoorn is a tiny village in the Nederlands. In town there are canals and walking paths only. The houses have thatched roofs. It’s a magical place. [wpecpp name=”View of Giethoorn (acrylics)” price=”700″ align=”center”]
This small village is thick with canals, 180 foot bridges and brick houses with thatched roofs, making for picturesque scenes at every turn. It was founded by Franciscians circa 1200. Now 2600 people live there. We took a boat through the canals. Here are my favorite spots. All are miniatures, approximately 4″ x 6″. The watercolors are … Read moreGiethoorn miniature paintings
Here are some drawings and sketches of the Dutch. Drawings: Sketches: