A Pair of Cardinals

    July is the official World Watercolor month, founded by my awesome friend Charlie from over at Doodlewash! Anyone can join in and celebrate art by simply tagging any art that uses watercolor (or gouache) with #WorldWatercolorMonth. 31 days artists from all over the world come together to paint the world with beautiful watercolorsContinue reading “A Pair of Cardinals”

The Changing Seasons – June 2018

  It´s time again for the wonderful challenge The Changing Seasons, invented by Max from Cardinal Guzman and now hosted by my dear friend Su from Zimmerbitch.   The month of June started with admiring beautiful Irises in a little park nearby. Unfortunately I forgot to reload the battery of my camera and after only one single shot it gaveContinue reading “The Changing Seasons – June 2018”

Why We All Should Hug a Tree

    This month I´m joining the JUNE 2018 ART CHALLENGE: Outdoor Fun! created by my wonderful friend Charlie, creator of Doodlewash® and founder of World Watercolor Month™ (July) and World Watercolor Group™. Once again it is open to anyone who wants to participate with watercolor painting and/or simply pencil or pen & ink sketches. If you’re participating in theContinue reading “Why We All Should Hug a Tree”

The Changing Seasons – May 2018

  It´s time again for the wonderful challenge The Changing Seasons, invented by Max from Cardinal Guzman and now hosted by my dear friend Su from Zimmerbitch.   May started with excellent book karma at my local library and the only downside was that I was afraid I might not get through all the books before I had toContinue reading “The Changing Seasons – May 2018”

Childhood Dreams

    Today´s prompt for the May 2018 Art Challenge: Smile Makers! is “Turtles” which immediately made me think of those huge turtles living on the Galapagos Islands. So I thought I might paint a water color of these giants but then noticed that I would also have to paint a person to give it a scaleContinue reading “Childhood Dreams”

On the Hunt

    Today´s prompt for the May 2018 Art Challenge: Smile Makers! is “Dogs or Cats” which left me with the difficult decision to make which one I was going to paint, since I like them both. But to be honest, I´m actually more of a cat person and get along just fine with all kinds of cats,Continue reading “On the Hunt”

3-Day Quote Challenge #3 – Talent

  I´ve been tagged for the 3-Day Quote Challenge by my wonderful friend Ju-Lyn from over at Sunrise, Sunset – Matters of Perspective! Thank you so much for tagging me, Ju-Lyn! I just love quotes!   “Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.” –Continue reading “3-Day Quote Challenge #3 – Talent”

3-Day Quote Challenge # 1 – Memories

  I´ve been tagged for the 3-Day Quote Challenge by my wonderful friend Ju-Lyn from over at Sunrise, Sunset – Matters of Perspective! Thank you so much for tagging me, Ju-Lyn! I just love quotes!   “Memory is the diary we all carry about with us.” – Oscar Wilde   Oscar Wilde is one ofContinue reading “3-Day Quote Challenge # 1 – Memories”

Taking Off!

    Today´s prompt for the May 2018 Art Challenge: Smile Makers! is “Birds” which fits my latest bird painting frenzy just perfectly. 😉 So today I painted this pair of Eurasian cranes just about to take off. I always find it quite  amusing to watch particularly those birds that need to take a long run-up becauseContinue reading “Taking Off!”

May The Force Be With You!

    Today´s prompt for the May 2018 Art Challenge: Smile Makers! is stars. And when I think of stars, I think of Star Wars. (I´m a huge fan, although admittedly more of the original trilogy than all the new stuff. I haven’t even watched the last one yet since I was so disappointed by theContinue reading “May The Force Be With You!”