On painting on the train (English only)

On painting on the train (English only)

I occasionally paint on the train on my way home, so much so that by now I sort of plan to do it as I think about when I might have the opportunity to paint. So how does this painting aboard a train work? You need a small sketching kit. I have a Moleskine sketchbook,...
Colourful greys | Bunte Grautöne

Colourful greys | Bunte Grautöne

In yesterday’s post I already hinted at my attempts to mix greys, and here are a few more examples of it (and some orange mixes, too). This grey-mix topic was a crucial one for me in my own development. An eye-opener, if you will, which is why I got my teeth in...
Colour 1 | Farbe 1

Colour 1 | Farbe 1

This week I want to do a series of technical posts about colour and realistic painting. The main reason for this is that I have finally got around to swatching my watercolour tube paints. My primary interest was in testing my new Delft Blue (Schmincke) and my...
Selwyn Co. Paint crawl

Selwyn Co. Paint crawl

Ten years ago, I returned from New Zealand, and I have wanted to go back there at least for a short visit ever since. I was rummaging through my old photos on the weekend and somehow, what with one thing leading to another, I was walking along the streets in my old...