Rob Ijbema,living and working in the UK,born in Amsterdam.
This Dutch artist has been passionate about art and cars
since he was a young boy.
Rob's passion for motor racing,first led him to capture cars in 3d,
home build scale models,exclusively build for drivers teams and sponsors, can be found in the offices of champions; Williams
F1 in the UK,Team Gannasi in the USA,private collections of Montoya,Villeneuve...to name but a few.
However after achieving
everything he set out to do,a new challenge was called for;Rob's passion of painting took over;landscapes en plein air,wild
life,abstracts,and ofcourse racing cars.
The artists prefered media are oils and acrylics.
His unique,flamboyant style
is recognised by galleries,drivers,racing teams,private collectors and motor racing enthousiasts worldwide
concentrate on the dynamics and colorfull excitement
of cars at full speed.When a car screams past,it throws up dirt,stones,
of rubber,it loses heat,the car is shaking,reflections of light bounce all over,there is to much to take in.
in Rob is confident enough to paint outside the lines,he wants to show more than just the right amount of rivits.He is a painter
of movement and light.
painting the landscape on location is a challange,
the changing of light and shadows,atmosphere,the Welsh weather,
have to be captured in a couple of hours,
wich results in a painting full of life and real colours,
something that cannot
be recreated with studio works.
these conditions make him part of the landscape.....