Anniversary – 20 Years of Painting

Anniversary – 20 Years of Painting

Anniversary - 20 Years of Painting. Today, I am celebrating 20 years of painting. 20 years ago I attended my first watercolor painting workshop at an adult education center in the Siegerland (Germany). At that time I painted my first... 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
LKS Advanced Course 3

LKS Advanced Course 3

LKS Advanced Course 3. In February I took the last but one compulsory course of my art study. There was plenty of theoretical teaching, but we also took time working on several thematic paintings in order to prepare ourselves for the final... Weiterlesen
LKS Advanced Course 2 Homework

LKS Advanced Course 2 Homework

LKS Advanced Course 2 Homework After the Advanced Course 2, we received again a list of homework to be done at home until the third Advanced Course. This time the goal was to practice what we had learned about drawing... Weiterlesen
Act drawing – Aquarell painting

Act drawing – Aquarell painting

Act drawing #3 - Aquarell painting My third 'nearly' act drawing is a ballet dancer. I painted her with Aquarell watercolor on tinted paper (Mi-Teintes). I found the reference photo on Pinterest and traced it back to a Tumblr Blog, but... 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
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
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
Good Friday – It is finished

Good Friday – It is finished

Joh 19,30 When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. Mt 27:50-54 50 And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice and yielded up his... Weiterlesen
LKS Basic Course 2

LKS Basic Course 2

LKS Basic Course 2 The second class of the two-year study program at Leonardo Art Academy introduced us to color theory, watercolor painting (aquarell), art history and material knowledge. [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="88" exclusions="1933,1932" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_pro_thumbnail_grid" override_thumbnail_settings="0" thumbnail_width="200" thumbnail_height="200" thumbnail_crop="0" images_per_page="20" border_size="0" border_color="#eeeeee" spacing="2"... Weiterlesen
Quickies

Quickies

Another interesting exercise at the Art Academy was the quick paintings with watercolors, without any details, in order to loosen up. The following examples of my "quickies" are based on calendar photos: [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="88" exclusions="1918,1919,1927,1928,1929,1930,1931,1932,1933" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_pro_thumbnail_grid" override_thumbnail_settings="0" thumbnail_width="200" thumbnail_height="200" thumbnail_crop="0"... 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
Paintings Sold in 2013

Paintings Sold in 2013

In place of a real year review (which I might do at a later point), I want to share a little collage of the paintings that I painted and sold this year. Half of them were sold during the exhibition... Weiterlesen