Peter Engels calls his paintings and sculptures ‘Vintage Portraits’
as he often has famous faces posing for him.
The ‘vintage’ aspect in his paintings is reinforced by the sepia oil colours he uses. Paint brushes are of no use here. Peter Engels exclusively paints with the palette knife, conferring the oeuvre a kind of three-dimensionality and a texture that catches the light beautifully. This adds to the handmade aspect… Read more