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.
I can’t believe it but it’s already the last day of March! Crikey! And I haven’t posted once! Normally I work on something or just paint for pleasure and I have a few insights or I encounter problems which I
Hello dears! I hope you are all doing well. Do you remember my recent series on limited palettes? I used a different one each week in October last year (you can see the results and reflections about them here, here and
This piece was a real challenge to make. To begin with, because I placed the initial line drawing on top of another illustration which consisted of many lines I had a hard time identifying the lines I had put down.
One of the main powerhouses behind my church congregation is the secretary. Marlene is the person most visitors meet when they make inquiries. She organises rooms for events, keeps everyone provided with newsletters and oversees everything. These are just a
I’m sure I mentioned before that I am sometimes pretty uninspired when I set out in order to sketch. I am, and I was when I set out in the afternoon two days ago. But it’s getting better: I know
At the monastery again on the weekend: This time I felt confronted by a plethora of roofs. Honestly, whichever way I was turning, there they were! I did a more considered watercolour painting which I need to ponder for a
This is the last one of my musicians. This team of musicians doesn’t always play together, so technically, I shouldn’t refer to them as a trio. But they were a trio when I sketched them the other night (click here
Last night in my church: The two jazz musicians Daniel Stickan and Uwe Steinmetz who perform four concerts a year in our church under the heading of „Sounds of life“ played a wonderful concert together with the amazingly gifted singer
When I took up painting in 2005, I was into landscape in a big way. I had studied American landscape painting as part of my BA and I had immersed myself in self-directed study of the Flemish masters. Landscape painting