Ghostly Image – Love

    My latest ghostly image “Love” has been inspired by a wonderful short story called “A Promise of Paradise” which I came across this highly fascinating blog “Cakeordeathsite” – please visit it! I find the story absolutely captivating and very intriguingly written. It´s lure reminded me of the works by Kafka and Stephen King.Continue reading “Ghostly Image – Love”

In the Mood for… Rousseau – The Dream

In the Mood for… Rousseau – The Dream (acrylic on canvas) This weekend I finished my latest painting! It´s inspired by the painting “The Dream” by the french painter Henri Rousseau (1844-1910), a post-impressionist who taught himself to paint and was tragically ridiculed by critics for his naïve manner during his lifetime. “The Dream” (1910)Continue reading “In the Mood for… Rousseau – The Dream”

In the Mood for… Paintings inspired by the Masters

In the Mood for… Marc: Little Monkey (acrylic on canvas; 30×24 cm; 2016) In the Mood for… Rousseau – The Dream (acrylic on canvas; 40×30 cm) In the Mood for… Velázquez – The Rokeby Venus (acrylic on canvas; 40×30 cm) In the Mood for … Vermeer – Girl with a Pearl Earring (acrylic on canvas;Continue reading “In the Mood for… Paintings inspired by the Masters”

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”