The other day I went to the small town Bleckede which is right on the Elbe river. I am going to teach a workshop there in August – more about that later – and needed to see what the lay
Im letzten Beitrag ging es um Farben, ganz speziell um Rottöne. Ich habe vor kurzem nämlich einen neuen Rotton in meine Palette aufgenommen – und mittlerweile auch schon eine ganz leckeres rotlastiges Bild damit gemalt, hach, das war so toll!
Warum eine reduzierte Palette sinnvoll ist und wie ich zwei neue Rottöne ausprobiert habe.
This month I visited my parents (read: the biological babysitters to my wee one) and thus had plenty of opportunity for plein air painting, plus I taught a plein air workshop which needed to be prepared, and so I was
April has been a great month for me: not only did I win an Award of Excellence (and a bit of cash) at the first ever art competition I took part in, I also – and very unexpectedly, I should
The other day, I enthusiastically wrote about sketchwalking as a new method to discover subjects to paint. In my day to day life, I usually only have limited amounts of time to paint, and often not even enough for a
Recently, I made a wonderful discovery which has changed revolutionised the way I go about finding subjects to paint, and today I want to tell you all about it. I went on, or rather I happened upon, a sketchwalk as
February is coming to an end and I haven’t posted many paintings. Like I said recently, I needed to unwind a bit after my crash in January and I did. The good news is though that I have a good
I very rarely manage to pause whilst painting in order to take progress shots. I simply forget! Thankfully, I have workshop participants who diligently take photos, and reviewing them allows me to really become aware of my process. Lately, I
Almost as soon as I had clicked the „publish“-button for my previous post in which I boasted of sketching every day I hit the wall hard: total exhaustion angrily demanded her dues and I became quite sick, languishing for days