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
Lanikai Beach, Hawaii

Lanikai Beach, Hawaii

High time to post my recent paintings. Some of them were done several weeks ago but I was either traveling or had problems with bad photos. So, here is one painting that is based on one of my favorite photos... Weiterlesen
Vineyards in Lower Austria

Vineyards in Lower Austria

This is another painting based on somebody's favorite vacation picture. Sabine who is from Lower Austria but lives now in Styria wrote: My family organizes each year a family hiking day. This time we chose the area around Hollenburg. We... Weiterlesen
Sahel Sun

Sahel Sun

September is over and the 30in30 challenge, too. Nevertheless, I wanted to continue along the same lines and paint another ten watercolor paintings, since I added 10 drawings into the mix. Today's painting is a typical view of the Sahel... Weiterlesen
Swiss Mountains

Swiss Mountains

Here is another view of the Swiss mountains - a landscape painting showing a beautiful spot near Medels in Rheinwald, with beautiful green meadows and interesting rock formations, all bathed in warm afternoon sun.
Ballintoy, Ireland

Ballintoy, Ireland

This is another of my favorite pictures from my trip to Ireland in 2011. It shows an area near the Carrick-a-Rede bridge. It shows the typical Irish fields and meadows, separated by fences, sheep grazing, several houses and a church... Weiterlesen
Bonamargy Friary, Ireland

Bonamargy Friary, Ireland

After a short break, I am back to posting. I was busy packing, traveling and regenerating after the travel. The following painting was already done before the trip. It shows the wrought iron gate of the Bonamargy Friary in Ballycastle, Ireland.... Weiterlesen
Monument Valley, UT

Monument Valley, UT

Recently I discovered a new website, where photographers offer their photos for artists to paint - PaintMyPhoto. This is a great idea! So, I decided to try it out and this is the first result. The mountains in Monument Valley... Weiterlesen
Sunset in Half Moon Bay, CA

Sunset in Half Moon Bay, CA

Here is a second favorite vacation picture from Eileen. She wrote: The sunsets were taken at Half Moon Bay in Santa Cruz, California. I was with E and K (a young couple that I know), and we'd been staying with... Weiterlesen
Sunflowers in Arizona

Sunflowers in Arizona

Here is the second painting based on a vacation picture. Eileen who sent it to me wrote that it was taken "just outside of Williams, Arizona, the gateway town to the Grand Canyon." It is a beautiful view of a field... Weiterlesen
Hore Abbey, Ireland

Hore Abbey, Ireland

Two years ago I visited Ireland and among my favorite pictures is the Hore Abbey near the Rock of Cashel, Southern Ireland. It is the last of the Cistercians monastery that was founded in Ireland. Most of the time that... Weiterlesen
Zhangye Danxia

Zhangye Danxia

You might not be able to discern right away the content of today's painting. Or you might think this can't be true. Well, this was exactly my reaction, when I first saw a picture of the Zhangye Danxia mountains in China.... Weiterlesen
Quay in Caorle, Italy

Quay in Caorle, Italy

My family has vacationed in Caorle as long as I can remember, but I have not been here for many years, except for a short visit two years ago. One of my favorite motives is the quay which ends at... Weiterlesen
Fall Parkway

Fall Parkway

This painting is based on a photography by Lars Van De Goor which I used with his permission. I really admire his photography and this particular one was especially inspiring. As mentioned before, I love trees and parkways in particular.... Weiterlesen
Dutch Parkway

Dutch Parkway

This painting shows an alley of trees near Ermelo, Netherlands. I love trees and I especially love these kinds of parkways that seem to go endless. I can't get enough of them. I made the photo of this parkway (on... Weiterlesen