Vanja & Walter


These are two of the people I have drawn.
Vanja (first image) is a lady I met in Tel Aviv, while I was working in a home for elderly people.
She couldn’t speak anymore and was so skinny but her eyes were sparkling and I like to think we had a certain connection.
Walter (other images) was a dutch guy, living in Tel Aviv. around 80 years old and still going strong.
He came from Vlieland, had been a sailor. His old hands were trembling but so characteristic.
Sometimes I see these portraits and the pictures I made from him and smile instantly.
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