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”

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… Degas – Dancers at Rehearsal – Part III

Last weekend I concentrated mainly on getting more details into the painting – like adding shadows to the arms and legs of the dancers on the left and also giving them faces, improving their dresses a bit and working on the background and floor. Hope you like it!

In the Mood for … Degas – Dancers at Rehearsal – Part II

There are many reasons why you can work on a picture for several hours on a single day : the paint needs some drying before you can apply the next layer YOU need a little rest and are desperate for some coffee;) after finishing for the day, you take another look at your picture (afterContinue reading “In the Mood for … Degas – Dancers at Rehearsal – Part II”

In the Mood for … Degas – Dancers at Rehearsal – Part I

Yesterday I started to work on a new painting! This time it´s inspired by the french artist Edgar Degas, famous for his paintings, drawings, prints and even sculptures. Most people tend to think of him as the artist who depicted mostly ballet dancers, and it´s true: more than half of his work does in factContinue reading “In the Mood for … Degas – Dancers at Rehearsal – Part I”