‘Hamadryad’ by Kirsten Schaap
Artist: Kirsten Schaap
Medium: Pen, acrylic ink and 15.3 ct genuine green gold leaf on Ampersand Aquabord panel, varnished with UV protective satin matte varnish
Dimensions: 15.75″ x 11.8″
Framing: Framed in a black frame (frame size: 16.9″ x 13″)
Year of Creation: 2023
About the Artist:
Kirsten Schaap (@kirsketchbook) is an illustrator living and working in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her work revolves around introspection, darkness, contrast and raw emotion- fear, loss and decay are recurring themes in her work. She mainly works in black-and-white and her work is drawn by hand using a stippling technique, which enables her to bring depth, texture and layers into her work. She is inspired by nature, mythology and science fiction.