Else van Luin

Netherlands
Biography:

Qualifications - Academy of Fine Art (Kunstacademie Constantijn Huygens, Kampen), qualified in Drawing/Painting, specialised in Graphic Arts, Etching (June 1994) - Certificated for teaching Drawing/Painting/Graphic Arts (June 1999) Inspiration Her etchings and paintings tell the stories which are beyond the language. If she would be able to express her in words, she would have been a writer. Her works are telling about people, their emotions and their circumstances. The true story is hidden in the white part Read more...s, where no word, no colour or form is strong enough to express the crux of deep emotions. - Founder of “Het Grafiekhuis” at Dronten(1996 - 2016), following the example of old guilds, to bring together knowledge and skills in the field of graphic arts by lecturing about techniques and history of the printmaking arts, experimenting with new non-toxic printmaking techniques, publicing texts about this in Dutch printmakers magazines, and so on. Teaching - Tutor printmaking at “Het Grafiekhuis”, Dronten (1996 - 2016); aquarel painting at the “Muzisch Centrum”, Emmeloord (1999 - 2000); graphic techniques at the “Centrum voor Kunstzinnige Vorming”, De Kunstlinie Almere (2005 - 2013); graphic techniques and aquarel painting at “De Kubus”, Lelystad (starting from 2017)

Skills: Dry needle collagraph