yvan at work Yvan was born at Zelzate on April, the 17 th ,1952.
Learnt to paint at older age at a school for leisure activities in Zelzate. His teachers were Wim Ricourt and Mieke Mechelinck. Thereupon he took a course in portrait drawing from Johan Lootens at St.Lucas.
Particularly oil painting and drawing.
He already won several prizes.
  • Talens Knokke
  • Kiezen voor kunst
  • Artevelde Stad
  • etc....
Yvan particularly paints scenes with a southern touch , dominated by a game of light and shadow.
The oil paintings are " sunny " with impressionist characteristics. They are uniquely painted with impasto technique - a combination of brush and palette - mostly based on selfmade photographs and sketches.
yvan at work