Abstracts in Yellow Tones – Josef Mikl

Abstracts in Yellow Tones – Josef Mikl

Abstract in yellow tones - Josef Mikl. Expressive yellow tones shine towards you when you currently enter the beautiful old vaults in the back of the Galerie Welz in the center of Salzburg. The artist of the current festival exhibition... Weiterlesen
The Modern Portrait in Different Techniques

The Modern Portrait in Different Techniques

The Modern Portrait in Different Techniques In mid-May, I participated in the very last elective seminar of my art studies. The topic of portraits has long interested me and from time to time I practiced portrait drawing and painting with... Weiterlesen
Tree Explosion – Acrylic Painting

Tree Explosion – Acrylic Painting

Tree Explosion - Acrylic Painting This painting has been through a lot of revisions. During one of my art classes, I tried to apply a new technique but missed one small detail. So, things did not work out as planned... Weiterlesen
Color Compositions

Color Compositions

Where has the time gone since my last post? Nearly a month has passed without any blog posts! In February I attended the next intensive class of my art study. We produced tons of drawings and sketches in these five... 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
Informalist Pastels

Informalist Pastels

Informalist Pastels  A short while ago, I took my first class at Leonardo Kunstakademie in Mattsee, near Salzburg. My first course was about painting informalist pastels. Informalism means the subject is not derived from any objects. Some call it abstract which is... Weiterlesen
Paint & Smile

Paint & Smile

Last week I discovered an unusual painting course in Linz, Upper Austria. I was able to participate one evening and get to know it a little bit. Friedrich Wurm developed a concept called "Paint and Smile. He offers four different... Weiterlesen
Trinity

Trinity

The draft for this painting was done a long time ago. Several other paintings were studies in preparation for this one. Actually, this is not yet it. - I want to divide it into three canvases. This means I am... Weiterlesen
Perichoresis

Perichoresis

Perichoresis is a theological expression that describes an aspect of the Trinity. Many years ago, I heard a sermon on this topic and the speaker tried to describe it as a form of dance, combining harmony, individualism and yet a... Weiterlesen
Transformation 2

Transformation 2

After a long weekend, I am returning to my habits of last month. Here is the sister of one of the January paintings "Transformation" - the two are made in such a way that they can be used as a... Weiterlesen
Cold flames

Cold flames

Here is yesterday's painting in which I experimented with unusual color combinations.