Ich breche zum Wochenanfang gleich mal eine Lanze fürs Pleinairmalen!
Wie ich mich an ein Motiv herantaste: zuerst mit einer sogenannten Notan-Skizze und dann mit einer kleinen Tonwertstudie.
Ein Jahresrückblick steht an dieser Stelle ja immer gut im Kurs, aber den habe ich mit einer kurzen Präsentation meiner besten Bilder in diesem Jahr Anfang Dezember eigentlich schon gemacht. Statt dessen möchte ich kurz in die Zukunft gucken – was wird 2020 anders? Und ich sage: Danke für die Unterstützung un den Zuspruch!
I very rarely manage to pause whilst painting in order to take progress shots. I simply forget! Thankfully, I have workshop participants who diligently take photos, and reviewing them allows me to really become aware of my process. Lately, I
Almost as soon as I had clicked the „publish“-button for my previous post in which I boasted of sketching every day I hit the wall hard: total exhaustion angrily demanded her dues and I became quite sick, languishing for days
I ended last year on a high note: just a few days before the year was out I managed to get out to paint and it was oh so wonderful! I just love these very atmospheric overcast days we’re having
I recently taught a workshop which I called ‚Christmas Special‘. First we painted a still life with candle and then a snowy landscape. I composed the still life myself using my still life box. I’m not sure where exactly I
I started teaching at a different community college on Friday afternoons. The class starts at 1:30 and finishes at 7:30 – a lot of time for uninterrupted teaching and learning, a lot of time for chatting and explaining this and
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
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