Ich breche zum Wochenanfang gleich mal eine Lanze fürs Pleinairmalen!
Ich empfehle ein prima Buch und erkläre knapp, warum es so wertvoll und die Anschaffung wert ist.
Vor ein paar Wochen habe ich einen Beitrag zu meinen Anfängen mit der Malerei vor vielen Jahren geschrieben. In „Meine Anfänge: Vom Pferdemädchen zur Soziologin“ ging ich hauptsächlich der Frage nach – die nach so langer Zeit und dem ganzen
Many years ago, Carol Marine mentioned on her blog that she likes to invite friends for a little collective and ritualistic painting demolition party. This is where everyone brings along those paintings which simply are too annoying and disspiriting to
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
Yesterday I dropped off a painting which had been commissioned almost exactly a year ago. I know, shameful, isn’t it? Of course I have all kinds of reasons for why it took so long to get it done… but in
The first thing I will maintain to say about this day is that it was cold. Yes, it was. The cold was biting my hands as I was painting, I remember that distinctly and painfully. But it was the only
East Tennessee, where my relatives live, is truly beautiful. Whenever I am there I try to soak up as many impressions of the landscapes, buildings and skies as I can. This place which is the confluence of the north fork
I sometimes touch up older oil paintings of mine. This one of a little forest stream near where I live required some rectification because the reflections of the tree trunks in the water were offset substantially. Looked really off to
It has recently come to my attention that there are several ways to paint clouds and skies and that some of them help rendering that part of a landscape painting more interesting.* Intrigued by this and homebound due to wet