Specially in these days of digital photography, computers and the terminology pixels, we know that a picture exists of dots.

Ger de Groot makes pen-drawings of monuments in his native town of Hoorn and of castles in Friesland, also of special buildings in Brandenburg (Germany).

Already in the 17th century artists have made engravings with this dot-technique or tapped with a diamond, pictures on glass. The density of the dots form the shades. With these techniques a real expert can achieve a nearly fluffy effect.

The french pointillists from the 19th century went adopted a similar technique and built paintings from coloured dots of paint.

Ger de Groot uses Indian ink and with a little gossamer pen he places the dots of ink.

The result is a drawing in a dreamy atmosphere.

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