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
Sunrise in Venice

Sunrise in Venice

Since I am presently in Italy on vacation, I have to include Venice in my landscape paintings. This painting is inspired by J.M. William Turner since he painted Venice a lot and I just visited a course about his painting... Weiterlesen
Dutch Harbor

Dutch Harbor

At the moment I am still behind with the 30in30 Challenge since we have the 11th and this is my 6th painting. However, I finished two today and started several others. This is another painting of the series "Dutch Landscapes".... Weiterlesen
Swiss Mountains

Swiss Mountains

This is now the first painting based on the favorite vacation photo of a friend. Sabine is Swiss and she wrote: This photo was made during a hike near Grächen in Wallis. It shows me during a well-earned lunch break.... Weiterlesen
Dutch Canal

Dutch Canal

After several days of incommunicado, I am back to hopefully painting and posting daily. The preparations and post-preparations for a trip, as well as a long trip, some short nights, and the ensuing tiredness took all my time. This and... Weiterlesen
Dutch Pasture

Dutch Pasture

Here is another painting from the series of "Dutch Landscapes". A very green pasture, with black sheep in the foreground and cows and white sheep far in the back. It also has a very nice ambiance of clouds. The original... Weiterlesen