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
Life and Death – Acrylic Painting

Life and Death – Acrylic Painting

Life and Death - Acrylic Painting This acrylic painting is much larger than all my previous paintings - it is 120 x 100 cm (48 x 40 in). I did it during a LKS class on large-scale paintings. Even transporting the big... Weiterlesen
Sunlit Path – Gouache Painting

Sunlit Path – Gouache Painting

Sunlit Path - Gouache Painting This gouache painting is based on an old photo that I took many years ago during a vacation in Schladming, Styria. Something about this leaf-covered path next to a brook touches my soul deeply. The trees form... Weiterlesen
Monet’s Garden – Gouache Painting

Monet’s Garden – Gouache Painting

Monet's Garden - Gouache Painting Monet's garden in Giverny (France) is famous, especially the bridge over the lily pond. It is a magical place near Paris that has inspired many of Claude Monet's beautiful paintings, especially his countless paintings of water... Weiterlesen
Safe Spot – Gouache Painting

Safe Spot – Gouache Painting

Safe Spot under the Willow - Gouache Painting Here is another painting with a willow tree, but this time in symbolism style. Would you not enjoy sitting on this bench under a willow tree that seems to glow and radiate light... Weiterlesen
Grado Sunset – Aquarell Painting

Grado Sunset – Aquarell Painting

Grado Sunset - Aquarell Painting My vacation is slowly coming to an end and I can't leave Grado (Northern Italy) without posting at least one painting of this place. This is one of several stunning sunsets that I saw here. It is... 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
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
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
Earth Plant – Gouache Painting

Earth Plant – Gouache Painting

September Challenge - Day 1 As I have explained in my recent post, during the 30in30 Challenge in September 204 I will post different paintings from the recent months alternating with new draft paintings done in September in preparation for bigger paintings. Most... 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
Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms Cherry Blossoms are a major theme in the area where I live. Among other things a road bicycle race is named after it, as well as a public hiking event, and several buildings have "cherry blossoms" in their... Weiterlesen