I am lagging behind with posts… good things have happened really recently, but I have to start where I left off (in August apparently) and work my way into the present from there. So here goes: In August, my art
My home river is the Havel. It is a wonderful medium sized river with greenish water. I have many great memories connected with it: of swimming in it alone and with horses, and of sailing, paddling, rowing and pleasure boating.
About a week before it got hot here in Germany I spent a few days with my parents in their new garden house. The weather was fantastic, i.e. sunny but NOT too hot, and me and the little one spent
The weather has been so beautiful lately that I have been able to go out a bit with the wee one. An added bonus was that my sweetheart had some time to spend with us lately! On Saturday we went
Here are the most recent sketches. They represent two approaches: the first one works entirely without a line drawing underneath whereas the second one represents the opposite approach, the good old line-and-wash method. I had a leisurely moment on a
Last week when the weather was so horrible – and I am homebound a lot anyway – I decided to try my hand at direct watercolour using Google Streetview at my desk. The UK is one of the many countries
I am sick and tired of never posting any of my sketches anymore and of always feeling like I’m lagging behind… It’s not that I don’t find the time to paint, it’s more that I don’t find the time to
So this month is the direct watercolour month as per declaration and example by Marc Taro Holmes and many other watercolour painters. I wish I could have participated in the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge, but the frantic preparations
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.
Dieses Bild, das ich um die Jahreswende gemalt habe, liegt mir sehr am Herzen. Ab 11. März wird es in der Ausstellung der Deutschen Aquarellgesellschaft in Emmerich zu sehen sein, worüber ich mich sehr freue (auch wenn ich selbst leider