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
Last Saturday the world has turned white over night and it was still snowing. So I decided to forget about the things to do because they would wait for me anyway and started a quick sketch before the snow could melt. Letzten Samstag hatten wir einen spontanen Wintereinbruch. Ich habe alles stehen- und liegenlassen und… white surprise / Überraschung weiterlesen
It was so much fun to try this positive approach to negative painting that I couldn’t stop. When I start with the first brushstrokes I almost always think something like: What am I doing here? This is going to be a disaster! But when I remind myself that it is only a piece of paper… even more / noch mehr davon weiterlesen
Summer is over and sketching will take place indoors in the next months. At least most of the time. So I started to check out some cafés whether or not they can be a sketching location. Not that easy I tell you! But I’m happy that I already found some that are very nice. This… CacaoGalerie weiterlesen
Construction site plus orange seems to be something I can’t resist at the moment. So here is another sketch featuring this combination. Strange how you can drive the same road every day and suddenly one day you see what was always there… Scheinbar kann ich Baustellen plus Orange momentan nicht widerstehen. Hier also noch eine… Orange 2 weiterlesen
When I passed this construction site on my way home I just had to stop and sketch it. Such a nice bright orange in the autumn sun! Als ich letzte Woche an dieser Baustelle vorbeigeradelt bin, musste ich einfach anhalten und das Skizzenbuch auspacken. Ich fand das Orange unwiderstehlich!
Some more positive fun with negative painting. A little spot of that red gold by OldAmsterdam is left on the palette, perhaps I should try another one to use it up? Noch ein paar Spielereien mit negativen Formen. Ein kleiner Rest Rot-Gold von OldAmsterdam ist noch auf der Palette, vielleicht fange ich ein weiteres an?