Rooted

Rooted

Rooted. At the end of last year, the painting "Rooted" had found a new home. This week, I finally had the opportunity to see it in its new context and frame. By this I mean not only the spatial frame... Weiterlesen
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
Painting techniques of Impressionism & Expressionism

Painting techniques of Impressionism & Expressionism

Painting techniques of Impressionism & Expressionism Another elective seminar of my art study program, which I had eagerly anticipated, took place in mid-February 2015. The topic was painting techniques of Impressionism and Expressionism and it was taught by Prof. Hannes Baier. As usual, we... Weiterlesen
Sgraffito Technique – Series part 3

Sgraffito Technique – Series part 3

Sgraffito Technique - Series part 3 This is the third part of a series of Sgraffito paintings that I did for the art academy. The term Sgraffito is usually associated with wall decor and ceramic surfaces and comes from the Italian word graffiare... 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
Thirsty Tree 1 – Acrylic Painting

Thirsty Tree 1 – Acrylic Painting

Thirsty Tree 1 - Acrylic Painting This surrealistic painting with acrylic paint shows a thirsty tree clinging to a drop of water that is about to fall into a small puddle, like other drops before it, leaving a pattern of concentric... 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
Desert Memories – Acrylic Painting

Desert Memories – Acrylic Painting

Desert Memories - Acrylic Painting Do deserts have memories? In this case, yes. This painting imagines what the memory pictures of a desert region would look like. In three picture frames you can see these memories. Dreaming of times where... Weiterlesen
Mattsee Lake View – Aquarell Painting

Mattsee Lake View – Aquarell Painting

Mattsee Lake View - Aquarell Painting Here is another painting from Mattsee near Salzburg where I study at the Leonardo Art Academy, as a follow-up to the last post. This time the painting is done with Aquarell paint (watercolor) and... Weiterlesen
Surrealism and Magic Realism today.

Surrealism and Magic Realism today.

Surrealism and Magic Realism today. At the end of July 2014, I participated in another elective seminar as part of my art study program. The topic was Surrealism and Magic Realism. I found both art styles highly fascinating. The course... 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
Van Gogh and new series

Van Gogh and new series

Van Gogh and new series Due to the homework, I do for my art studies, I will have to paint several pictures of the "Old Masters". So far I did not do this very often, because it goes against my... Weiterlesen