Two Years of Blogging and a bit of Dalí

  I can´t really believe it myself, but yesterday was my second blog anniversary! I knew it was due sometime this summer but didn´t really kept an eye on the exact date and was thus taken by surprise when WordPress congratulated me. Consequently I didn´t prepare anything fancy in advance – shame on me, really.Continue reading “Two Years of Blogging and a bit of Dalí”

The Process of Painting

  Let me show you how my paintings come into being step by step: In the Mood for… Velázquez – The Rokeby Venus   In the Mood for… Degas – Dancers at Rehearsal       In the Mood for… Vermeer – Girl with a Pearl Earring    

In the Mood for… Diego Velázquez – The Rokeby Venus – Part I

I started working on a new painting today, inspired by the famous “Rokeby Venus” (around 1650) by Diego (Rodríguez de Silva y) Velázquez who was one of the most important spanish painters during the Golden Age. As the leading artist of the Spanish Court he painted a lot of portraits of the Spanish Royal familyContinue reading “In the Mood for… Diego Velázquez – The Rokeby Venus – Part I”