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
Last night I had about 40 minutes to spare between arriving in town and going to an evening meeting at church. You probably know this feeling yourself – when you are fully willing to sketch something and nothing really appeals?
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
Another week, another … cloud painting! I loved this thunderstormy sky and took many photos of it when I saw it last summer. I also loved the herd of peaceful cattle which were grazing nearby. So recently, what with my
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.
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