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!
Warum eine reduzierte Palette sinnvoll ist und wie ich zwei neue Rottöne ausprobiert habe.
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 is fast getting cold and there are almost no leaves on the trees anymore. On the one hand this is a true shame as I really enjoyed drawing and painting them this year! Picking up a few leaves or
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.
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
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
The fourth and for now last combination of colours I want to paint with for one week is this one: Burnt Umber (W&N), Magenta and Ultramarine Blue (both Schmincke). As you can see, there is no yellow in this palette,
This is the fourth week in a row of me painting with a limited palette. I will introduce the current palette tomorrow. Why am I doing this at all though? I have already hinted at how my thinking about the
The true pain for any plein air painter is that she can never paint all the beautiful subjects which deserve to be painted. I felt this pain acutely yesterday on my paint-out in the Botanical Gardens in Hanover. They are