The making of a painting

Lately I have been working on a new painting in my series ‘The mothers before’ about my direct female ancestors. An artwork starts by doing research. I want to learn more about these women who lived decades to centuries before me. Who were they? What was their position in life …

New: sketches on paper

In order to prepare myself on a painting I do research and make sketches on paper. Often with acrylics, ink and/or oil pastels. Sometimes with collages. It is to get a feeling of the person and items I will portray in the final painting and a try out of the …

The mothers before

In a series of paintings ‘The mothers before’ I introduce our ancestors to my daughter and tell their stories. The paintings are inspired by their lives. With these paintings I explore the women who made me come into this world. Knowing more about family connections, previous generations, historical events and …

Shreds of Eve

‘Shreds of Eve’ is a life-sized series of poetic portraits by Jitske Schols offered as a one-time edition at Multiplemadé. Eve (per head, heart or heels)Every print is an edition of 10 + 2 AP60 x 45 cm€650 incl btw unframed€825 incl btw framed(Complete: head, heart & heels) 15% discount …

Vrouw aan tafel met fruit

While the pandemic continues to affect everyday life, eating a nourishing, balanced diet helps with an overall sense of wellbeing Vrouw aan tafel met fruit (2020)Acrylics on canvasSize 50x70cm