Towards the end of my two years in Christchurch, New Zealand, I actually lived in the city proper, in Avonside. My flat was in a rather large wooden mansion which had been split up into several flats. The landing outside
Dieses Bild, das ich um die Jahreswende gemalt habe, liegt mir sehr am Herzen. Ab 11. März wird es in der Ausstellung der Deutschen Aquarellgesellschaft in Emmerich zu sehen sein, worüber ich mich sehr freue (auch wenn ich selbst leider
Last week, my painting buddy Sigrid and I went out to catch what we thought was the last warm day. We drove to the river Elbe to a spot that neither of us had ever been to and we discovered,
Today was an unexpectedly fine day, and a painting buddy and I went out in the afternoon to make the most of it. We positioned ourselves right on the bank of our local river near two interesting looking trees. I
Yesterday evening I hopped on my bike and cycled along the river to the next little village. My plan was to explore potential painting locations there for my next class in August. I really want to paint boats and their
Yesterday’s sketch of the port left me a bit dissatisfied. The boats were my centre of interest, and I felt like they didn’t come out all that well. Thinking about how that might be improved I thought I might try
Another jab at clouds, this time with a few more clouds and in watercolour. This is the little harbour of Tespe on the River Elbe not far from me. Ein weiteres Wolkenbild, diesmal mit mehr Gewölk (yay!) und als Aquarell.
The River Elbe is not my „home“ river in the way that a Maori would mean it. When introducing herself, a Maori woman would mention the river and the mountain which have supported her iwi through the ages. But the