Ich war Pilze sammeln und schreibe ein bisschen über meine Pilzskizzen und zwei Bilder von Pilzen.
February is coming to an end and I haven’t posted many paintings. Like I said recently, I needed to unwind a bit after my crash in January and I did. The good news is though that I have a good
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
I’ll be honest with you – I love fog! Be it a fine morning mist or a thin veil over a shadowy valley, or maybe even really thick fog which envelopes everything, swallowing people and sounds alike – I love
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
Still working with the Zorn palette, still into them trees! It is quite unusual, to be honest, to use so much black in a watercolour painting. But I like it! It serves a good purpose, as does the yellow ochre.
Our little regional group of watercolour painters came together again yesterday, this time in order to paint dwarf beech trees (fagus sylvatica tortuosa). They are quite rare in Germany but there happens to be a small population of these (small)
On one of the last few days of September, my painting companion Sigrid and I went out to paint some trees. We both of us like trees very much, but we also wanted to prepare a bit for painting dwarf
Fresh off the easel! A little oil painting for a change. I consider this a practice piece whose main purpose is to re-acquaint myself with the medium. This is because oil is a difficult medium for me these days. I