Discipline: applied painting


About Mark de Weijer

Mark de Weijer creates wall coverings with a completely individual character, well suited to the interior's design. His watercolours balance on the interface between fine art painting, architecture and design. His clients include interior designers, architects, private persons and public authorities.

Mark de Weijer's work is the result of intensive research into the significance of fine art painting and the effects of material choice, structure and colour. As a background for his watercolours he uses purely scooped, handmade paper from a water-operated mill in the Dutch Veluwe area, one of the last surviving businesses still processing paper pulp according to traditional methods.

Many layers and shades of strongly diluted watercolour paints are applied to the paper. This transparency allows the colour to be built up layer by layer, leaving the paper's texture untouched.

Mark de Weijer works in close collaboration with the client. He sees this as a prerequisite, because his work, both in concept and aesthetically, responds to the surroundings for which it is created.

Wall coverings private interior (18*)

Design and implementation, in consultation with the client. Overview and detail image.
Materials: traditional processed paper and watercolour. Various dimensions.


Autonomous work (19*)

Untitled, watercolour on traditional processed paper, 130 x 140 cm.

Fotographer: Hein van Liempd