Unfinished Paintings – The Three Alpacas

  As promised here comes another one of my unfinished paintings!   This time I was inspired by a photo of three alpacas taken by my dear friend Su from over at Zimmerbitch. The photo in question was made a couple of years ago and she also edited it with Snapseed and Photolab apps toContinue reading “Unfinished Paintings – The Three Alpacas”

Unfinished paintings – The Wanderer above the Sea of Fog

  In the days of social media it’s far too easy to appear like you’re perfect – just use the right filters, always smile like you’re happy and find the perfect spot to do a selfie, right? Since I know all too well that I’m anything but perfect, I thought I’d do this little seriesContinue reading “Unfinished paintings – The Wanderer above the Sea of Fog”

The Changing Seasons – October 2018

  It´s time again for the wonderful challenge The Changing Seasons hosted by my dear friend Su from Zimmerbitch! “Creative” shopping At the beginning of October I felt the deep and irresistible urge to pay my favorite DIY store a visit. 😉 It´s part of the second largest department store in Europe after Harrod´s in London and itContinue reading “The Changing Seasons – October 2018”

Pulled From the Archives: In the Mood for… Vermeer – Girl with a Pearl Earring

  There are many painters I admire, but only a few that speak right to my heart. One of them is Johannes Vermeer(1632-1675). A couple of his paintings can be seen in the Gemäldegalerie (Picture Gallery) in Berlin, and I can not count the times I stood in front of them, completely mesmerized. In comparisonContinue reading “Pulled From the Archives: In the Mood for… Vermeer – Girl with a Pearl Earring”

The Changing Seasons – January 2018

  I´m in for a new blogging adventure called “The Changing Seasons”, a monthly event and photo challenge that has been originally invented by Max over at Cardinal Guzman and is now in the wonderful and capable hands of my dear friend Su over at Zimmerbitch. January started with the few Christmas decorations I managed toContinue reading “The Changing Seasons – January 2018”

Pulled From The Archives: In Love With Polar Bears

  Here comes another post pulled from my archives! It contains of a surprise birthday gift I made for my mum two years ago: a painting of her favorite animals – polar bears. Back then I used to post my progressing paintings bit by bit, but I didn´t do it with this one because IContinue reading “Pulled From The Archives: In Love With Polar Bears”

Pulled From the Archives: In the Mood for… William Turner

  Here comes another post pulled from my archives! In fact, it is the very first post I published on WordPress. It shows, that although my blog started in July 2015, the project that stands behind it – which is me making art – actually began half a year earlier. And to be even moreContinue reading “Pulled From the Archives: In the Mood for… William Turner”

Ghostly Image: The Three Sisters

    It´s been a while since I painted one of my ghostly images, and I hope you will like this one! It´s been inspired by the painting “Three Figures: Pink and Grey” by the American painter James Abbot McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). One of his most famous paintings is “Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1”,Continue reading “Ghostly Image: The Three Sisters”

In the Mood for… Marc: Little Monkey

“In the Mood for… Marc: Little Monkey” (acrylic on canvas, 30 x 24 cm, 2016). Last weekend I finished my latest painting “In the Mood for… Marc: Little Monkey”! Due to my eye condition (corneal erosion), it took much longer than usual… but having managed it at all, makes me incredibly happy and content! 🙂Continue reading “In the Mood for… Marc: Little Monkey”

A Pair of Puffins

  A Pair of Puffins (acrylic on canvas; 30×24 cm; August 2016)   Thanks to cutting back a little from blogging, I managed to finish my latest painting – A Pair of Puffins – that I started a couple of months ago! (Usually it takes a month per painting.) Puffins are one of my very,Continue reading “A Pair of Puffins”