Im letzten Beitrag ging es um Farben, ganz speziell um Rottöne. Ich habe vor kurzem nämlich einen neuen Rotton in meine Palette aufgenommen – und mittlerweile auch schon eine ganz leckeres rotlastiges Bild damit gemalt, hach, das war so toll!
April has been a great month for me: not only did I win an Award of Excellence (and a bit of cash) at the first ever art competition I took part in, I also – and very unexpectedly, I should
The other day, I enthusiastically wrote about sketchwalking as a new method to discover subjects to paint. In my day to day life, I usually only have limited amounts of time to paint, and often not even enough for a
I very rarely manage to pause whilst painting in order to take progress shots. I simply forget! Thankfully, I have workshop participants who diligently take photos, and reviewing them allows me to really become aware of my process. Lately, I
Almost as soon as I had clicked the „publish“-button for my previous post in which I boasted of sketching every day I hit the wall hard: total exhaustion angrily demanded her dues and I became quite sick, languishing for days
I ended last year on a high note: just a few days before the year was out I managed to get out to paint and it was oh so wonderful! I just love these very atmospheric overcast days we’re having
Towards the end of my two years in Christchurch, New Zealand, I actually lived in the city proper, in Avonside. My flat was in a rather large wooden mansion which had been split up into several flats. The landing outside
It’s been a bit quiet at my end, I know. I have been very busy lately, what with the wee one being cute, needing a lot of one-on-one time and creating, let’s be honest, all kinds of work for me.
It’s been a while, my friends! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas with your loved ones. At my end we spent Christmas as a family of three with our newborn baby son James. He is just wonderful and
The Salt City Swing Band, which I draw sometimes during their rehearsals and gigs, features three string instruments: the concert bass, the gypsy jazz guitar and the violin. Here are two of these lovely instruments and their adept players. Also,