Ah! Sunflower

      As autumn comes nearer every day, I´m trying to soak up every bit of sunshine before it gets all cloudy and gray around here… just like a sunflower 🙂 I´ve always admired these beautiful flowers, especially for their name-giving ability to follow the light, even on a rainy day. And I justContinue reading “Ah! Sunflower”

A Storm´s Coming…

  As is often the case in summer, I´ve been on a short round on my bike at the former airport “Tempelhofer Feld” a couple of weeks ago when suddenly the clouds that started gathering in the west, rapidly came nearer. I made a few pictures and went home as fast as possible. Literally twoContinue reading “A Storm´s Coming…”

Sepia Sunday – On the Edge

  I found this tree while enjoying a walk along the “Kleiner Wannsee” (Little Wannsee – the word “see” means lake) that connects the “Großer Wannsee” (Big Wannsee) with the Pohlesee. It´s not far from the rowing club I´ve been a member of when I was at high school. We used to train here becauseContinue reading “Sepia Sunday – On the Edge”

True Grit

  True Grit (acrylic on canvas)   There´s a huge vine climbing beside my kitchen window where the bluebirds build their nests every spring. Unfortunately we´ve got a nasty little gang of young magpies as well here (don´t get me wrong, they are beautiful but you´ll soon see why I don´t like this particular group).Continue reading “True Grit”

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”

Animals

      A pair of gerbils in a coconut         gerbil   gerbils                                                                   guinea pigs    In the Mood for Beatrix Potter                                      

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)