Animal Paintings

A Pair of Puffins (acrylic on canvas; 30x24cm; August 2016) True Grit (2016, acrylic on canvas; 24×18 cm)   Kissing Horses (2016, acrylic on canvas; 40×30 cm)   Gray Wolf (2015, acrylic on canvas; 50×40 cm)   In Love with Polar Bears (2015, acrylic on canvas; 40×30 cm)  

In Love with Polar Bears!!!

Whilst working on my Degas-Painting, I was additionaly working on another painting in secret for my mum´s birthday. Because I couldn´t risk “being caught” by her, I didn´t post this painting from the first steps on, as I usually do. My mum is madly in love with polar bears (well, who isn´t – apart fromContinue reading “In Love with Polar Bears!!!”

Little Heroes…

I watched a great documentary last night called “(R)evolution” by Rob Stewart that´s mostly focusing on looming environmental collapse and what people do to avert it. It´s been incredibly thought-provoking and if you haven´t seen it already, I can warmly recommend it! Anyway, it also provoked me to do this little sketching of one ofContinue reading “Little Heroes…”

Cormorants – birds with an attitude

I simply love drawing birds:) Cormorants are excellent divers and are therefore sometimes used by fishermen to do their job! (For instance in China, Japan or Greece). Somehow this couple´s “attitude” reminds me of David Bowie. Maybe it´s because of their piercing eyes…;)

Do we really have to go?

Here a little sketching of young Common swifts (Mauersegler; lat. apus apus, which derives from Ancient Greek and actually means “without feet”, ´cause they have really short legs, which they only use for climbing), doubting wether they should leave the nest…:)

Lost in the Wild

This is my second painting, which was rather inspired by a poem than a by a painter. The stanza which particularly touched my heart is part of the poem “In Memoriam A.H.H.”(1849), written by  the famous victorian poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1862). The Poet Laureate wrote this requiem in memory for his beloved friend ArthurContinue reading “Lost in the Wild”