On a recent outing in the countryside, I spotted a large flock of chickens. Because I am curious about chickens, I sat with them for half an hour and sketched them. I realised that chickens are funny; they run here
This is the last post about my short trip to the North Sea coast, I promise! I simply had to share it because I had such a fun time looking at (and talking to) these wee fish! Das ist jetzt
More visual impressions of our short holiday last week. The sketches were done in the lounge. As the weather was so bad that day, people curled up in the massive leather armchairs with books. It was very cosy 🙂 Hier
I love, love, love painting places I pass every day, and this railways crossing is one of them. The red-and-white cross and barrier are simply stunning; I’m surprised it’s never occurred to me before to paint them! But here they
A bit over a week ago a friend gave me a lovely amaryllis, and although there are usually many things I would think of sketching before turning my attention to flowers (they’re complicated subjects), this one was simply irresitible! It
Dear friends, I haven’t been able to post as regularly as I normally do this week. I have been rather preoccupied organising my new ideas using OneNote (which I like – but something analogue like a vision board might also
My favourite pair of hands cradling a cup of coffee this morning. A man reading the paper on the train home from work. Meine allerliebsten Hände auf der Welt mit einem Kaffeebecher. Ein Pendler mit der Zeitung auf dem Rückweg
…in the shadows – ehm no, on the train. Two examples in watercolours!
I have a bit of a thing about sketching people on trains (check out this post, this one, this one or this one explaining my approach to travel sketching). Last week, I started a travel sketchbook dedicated to travel sketches.
It’s in the title! Both my parents were steelworkers when they were younger, so when I came back from a walk at theirs with a continuous line drawing of this crane my mum was able to explain everything to me.