PETER LEMBRECHTS
schilde, antwerp - Belgium



Original Artworks (4)

Peter Lembrechts; Night Divides The Day, 1995, Original Painting Acrylic, 65 x 95 cm. Artwork description: 241 Surrealism as I see it...
Peter Lembrechts
Original Acrylic Painting, 1995
65 x 95 cm (25.6 x 37.4 inches)
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Peter Lembrechts; 403 And Oilcans, 1997, Original Printmaking Linoleum, 37 x 54 cm. Artwork description: 241 This linocut was made using the Reduction- technique: the printing plate was recut for each of the 3 colours.8 copies.Price given is for framed ( 65x85 cm) work. ...
Peter Lembrechts
Original Linoleum Cut, 1997
37 x 54 cm (14.6 x 21.3 inches)
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Peter Lembrechts; Return Of The Muse, 1995, Original Painting Acrylic, 75 x 85 cm. Artwork description: 241 One of my paintings ( acrylics on canvas) that' s a good example of the work I normally do: realistic with a touch of surrealism to it. . . ( Private collection Antwerp) ...
Peter Lembrechts
Original Acrylic Painting, 1995
75 x 85 cm (29.5 x 33.5 inches)
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Peter Lembrechts; Still Life With Flowers, 1997, Original Painting Acrylic, 105 x 85 cm. Artwork description: 241 Another painting in acrylics.You can find a detail view of this and other paintings on my main website
Peter Lembrechts
Original Acrylic Painting, 1997
105 x 85 cm (41.3 x 33.5 inches)
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Artist Statement

As You may have noticed by looking at the examples of my work on the right, I like drawing and painting in a realistic way, but most of my paintings have that surreal touch to it (maybe that's some kind of a "Belgian gene" ?) I was born in 1960, and studied Latin, Mechanics and finally ended up in Art School, because drawing and dreaming was the main thing I was always doing during my school years... (hope my daughters never read this!) Since I do love machines also, I started to work in a garage as a panelbeater after leaving school, doing a lot of sculptural work... Having seen a lot of rusty oldtimers, I wanted to paint those beautiful colours that make a carwreck unattractive to most people. You can find some examples of these on my website (http://www.lembrechtsart.be) that are no longer for sale. Not only cars, but all things that have a used look are of interest to me, since these items are more interesting and fun to paint than new things. At the other hand, those new and shiny objects have their own appeal, since they need to be perfectly reproduced. That's why I started to use a computer for the illustrational work I did since 1989 for various companies as a free lance illustrator. ( I use the computer since 1997) On computer, I am mainly using 3D software these days to create illustrations. (again, more examples can be ...