Leeuwarden painter Dick Plat has been awarded the first
prize in a national portrait - and model competition
organised by the Arts magazine 'Palet'. Plat won the
prize with the watercolor 'Brenda' .The jury, unanimously
was of the opinion that the painting was well worked through, but
does not give a muddy impression. The prizewinning
piece has been published in the February -
March issue of 'Palet'. Apart from portraits, the painter
produces a lot of still lives and architecture."
From: Palet &
tekenstift June/July 1998
Third price: Dick Plat
perfectly elaborated water-colour with a traditional atmosphere.
This is especially caused by the chess-board.
The combination of objects has something original: The still life of
with a competent hand, weseeawork, in which some light effectshave not
been left out, but have been put onwith
gouache: thewhite spots atthe the side of the bottle and the reflectionsin the
Goodenoughfor the third prize