LKS Advanced Course 3 Homework.

LKS Advanced Course 3 Homework.

LKS Advanced Course 3 Homework. As usual, after every compulsory course, we received a list of assignments to be painted at home until the next compulsory course. On the first day of the next course the leader of the academy, Prof.... Weiterlesen
LKS Advanced Course 1 Homework

LKS Advanced Course 1 Homework

LKS Advanced Course 1 Homework As before, so also this time - after the Advanced Course 1 we received a list of assignments as homework to be painted at home until the next compulsory course. On the first day of the next... Weiterlesen
Thirsty Tree 2 – Acrylic Painting

Thirsty Tree 2 – Acrylic Painting

Thirsty Tree 2 - Acrylic Painting This is another surrealistic painting with acrylic paint, showing again a thirsty tree, similar to yesterday's painting.  The tree's branches turned into hands that try to catch the few drops before they fall into a water puddle,... Weiterlesen
Hopeful Harvest – Gouache Painting

Hopeful Harvest – Gouache Painting

Hopeful Harvest - Gouache Painting This gouache painting shows a rainbow over fields that are ripe for the harvest. What expresses the hope of a plentiful harvest better than that! It reminds me of the promise God gave to Noah:... Weiterlesen
LKS Advanced Course 1

LKS Advanced Course 1

LKS Advanced Course 1 After two basic classes,  came the first advanced class, which introduced us to acrylic, gouache, tempera and oil paint. And of course, there was more theoretical teaching about material theory and art history. [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="96"... Weiterlesen
LKS Basic Course 2 Homework

LKS Basic Course 2 Homework

LKS Basic Course 2 Homework Again we got a long list of instructions for the homework to be done until the next course. These included some reproductions of famous painters. Several of these paintings have already sold. [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="90" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_pro_thumbnail_grid"... Weiterlesen
Tree Silhouettes

Tree Silhouettes

Today's painting has a little more color. You can see that I am already color deprived. ;-) It shows a row of trees at the backdrop of a misty river scene bathed in the sunlight filtering through. The background is... Weiterlesen
Flow 2

Flow 2

Here is the sister of the last painting. This too is a three-tone process painting in acrylics. Like the first one, it started out as a fantasy landscape with the moon rising, but it might now be all kinds of... Weiterlesen
Flow 1

Flow 1

This acrylic painting is very different from the previous 30in30 series. When I prepared for a little painting class with children, I copied several easy abstracts from a book as inspirations. One of the obviously inspired me too, because I... Weiterlesen
Mount Rinjani, Indonesia

Mount Rinjani, Indonesia

This was the last painting that was finished in time for the exhibition in Vienna in November. It is based on a vacation pic of my sister. This mountain lake has a fascinating color. The smoking volcano in the middle... Weiterlesen
Kassa Island, Guinea

Kassa Island, Guinea

The following watercolor is based on a vacation pic that I took 10 years ago. Due to a workshop, I traveled to Conacry, Guinea, and was able to spend some much needed vacation on an island across from the capital. I... Weiterlesen
Barbados Beach

Barbados Beach

Here is another painting based on the vacation pic of somebody else. This time it is a photo taken by my sister south of Bridgetown in Barbados. I just love this atmosphere of sun and clouds, reflected on the water,... Weiterlesen
Dutch Heath

Dutch Heath

Here is a later entry for my series on Dutch landscapes. I did a similar one in August but wanted one in landscape format. The heath on the southern edge of Ermelo in the Netherlands is close to full bloom,... Weiterlesen
Lake Crossing, Mali

Lake Crossing, Mali

This is another painting based on one of my favorite photos - a Boso pirogue (dugout canoe) carries people across the lake of Selengué in the south of Mali. The setting sun bathed everything in orange light and is beautifully... Weiterlesen