Likenesses are tricky! But that’s ok; no need to despair. For a while there, everyone I sketched looked a bit like Robert Downey Jr. I have also sketched my Dad looking like Lenin one time. I have to take my
As I live in the North of Germany, most journeys take me South somehow – not palm trees and Sangria South, mind you, more like hills and walking areas South. Lately, I have had to travel to the hilly region
One of the main lessons in the course I am going to teach from 24 April will be to accept and embrace imperfection in sketching. A perfect sketch is not always a good one, and a wobbly or crooked sketch
In ca. 5 Wochen fängt mein Urban Sketching-Kurs an der VHS Lüneburg an! Ich freue mich wie verrückt drauf, ein kleinen lockeren Übungen die Grundlagen des Freihandzeichnens zu vermitteln. Immerhin wird es von Woche zu Woche wärmer, d.h. wir können
I’ve been sketching people on and near trains for a while now and I will keep doing it for yet another while as part of a project. My impression right now, expressed passionately, is: Damn those smart phones! I get
My favourite pair of hands cradling a cup of coffee this morning. A man reading the paper on the train home from work. Meine allerliebsten Hände auf der Welt mit einem Kaffeebecher. Ein Pendler mit der Zeitung auf dem Rückweg
…in the shadows – ehm no, on the train. Two examples in watercolours!
I have a bit of a thing about sketching people on trains (check out this post, this one, this one or this one explaining my approach to travel sketching). Last week, I started a travel sketchbook dedicated to travel sketches.
I loved this little oldtime airplane! It’s suspended from the ceiling in one of the departure areas at Charlotte International Airport. That’s all I know. I didn’t go over to the plane to collect any more facts (I don’t even
Waiting for boarding on the recent trip to the US was a great opportunity for some quick sketching – so quick, in fact, that I had to tint the sketch on the plane, which I did with gusto. A young