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
Tolstoy Portrait – Aquarell Painting

Tolstoy Portrait – Aquarell Painting

Tolstoy Portrait - Aquarell Painting. Today is Leo Tolstoy's 186th birthday and Google honors this with a doodle. So I decided to paint his portrait for the 30in30 challenge. I found an old postcard photo on eBay which I used as... Weiterlesen
A Cool Mexican – Gouache Painting

A Cool Mexican – Gouache Painting

September Challenge - Day 2 Here is the second painting for the 30in30 Challenge with Leslie Saeta. A Cool Mexican - Gouache Painting This painting started a loooong time ago. It is based on a photo of somebody I know.... Weiterlesen
Praying Hands

Praying Hands

While looking through a website of old paintings, I got this crazy idea that one of Dürer's drawings might be a nice project. I chose the Praying Hands. Maybe this was not such a good idea because I am sure... Weiterlesen
Hand Study

Hand Study

Today's drawing is from a little sculpture of a hand in a bronze color that I have. It turned out to be rather tricky because the dark color and metallic effect of the sculpture brought a very different spin to it. There... Weiterlesen
Blind Spot

Blind Spot

Two months ago I took part in an entrance examination (unfortunately not successful) and did the following project work on "Blind Spot". A blind spot in the industrialized world is the subdivision of people into subgroups. In English, one speaks... Weiterlesen
Cave of Fear

Cave of Fear

 Here is another catch-up post. I did this painting in February, based on a sketch from several years ago. What is your fear that keeps you from reaching your full potential?    
Liberated no 2

Liberated no 2

Yeah! we are 2/3 through our challenge! Let's celebrate! Today's painting is the continuation of Saturday's experiment or better a new one with a similar motive. Which one do you like better?        
Invitation

Invitation

This is the image that comes to my mind when I think back to the most important decision in my life, 35 years ago. Can you guess what it is?    
Liberated

Liberated

This is the first stage of another experiment, but since I had a low energy day, I had to stop it at this stage. Who are you in this painting? Who do you want to be?    
Hugged by the sun

Hugged by the sun

Yesterday I took a break from the challenge, so now I am a day late and will need to catch up during the week. Here is today's contribution:    
Kadidja

Kadidja

Here is another of my early watercolor paintings and favorite ones:    

Scenery, machinery or people?

Scenery, machinery or people? In anthropology we learned about the "scenery, machinery, people" approach of most Westerners: we often divide people in these three groups and treat them accordingly. - The "scenery people" are for example those that we photograph... Weiterlesen