japanese / ein klein wenig Japan

Last Sunday urban sketchers Duesseldorf/Colonge met at a center for japanese culture in Duesseldorf. There is a really marvellous temple, a wonderful garden and so much to see and sketch that we all agreed to go there again! Letzten Sonntag trafen sich die USKler Düsseldorf/Köln beim Eko-Haus, einem Zentrum für japanische Kultur. Es gibt einen… japanese / ein klein wenig Japan weiterlesen

River Rhine the 3rd / Hochwasser die 3.

I took another attempt to capture the flood water. Better prepared than yesterday with two trousers, gloves, scarf and so on. But there was more wind this time so I started freezing very soon and gave up after the first wash on sky and water. The rest of the colour was added at home when… River Rhine the 3rd / Hochwasser die 3. weiterlesen

More river Rhine / nochmal der Rhein

Yesterday I was in Himmelgeist in the south of Duesseldorf to have another look at the flood water. It wasn’t too cold at first so I started to sketch. Some of the people seemed to find this more interesting than the river itself:-) Starting from this spot in summer you have to go about another… More river Rhine / nochmal der Rhein weiterlesen

River Rhine / Vater Rhein

The river Rhine is stretching its muscles and the landscape changes quickly with the rising flood water. Nothing too serious but nevertheless quite spectacular. I was really in a hurry with this sketch. Not because of the rising water but because of the cold wind! It took only 5 Minutes until my hands were starting… River Rhine / Vater Rhein weiterlesen

Looking out / Blick nach draußen

The weather this week was no good for standing outside and sketching. But a coffeeshop with good view out of the window is the perfect alternative, isn’t it?😉 Düsseldorfer Schmuddelwetter ist nichts, wo ich mich draußen hinstellen und zeichnen mag. Aber im Woyton an der Schadowstraße war es ganz gemütlich, mit Blick in die (relative)… Looking out / Blick nach draußen weiterlesen