Monthly archive of March 2010

Trees as landscape elements

Sunday, den 21. March 2010

Trees are important landscape elements. Especially close to or within residential areas trees can make a place look great even though the architecture is not so great. Quite often I have drawn and sketched the trees near our neighbour village named Schmie. End of last year I visited same place at dusk again. These apple [...]

How to draw tree tops

Sunday, den 14. March 2010

Drawing tree tops is a bit frightening in view of the many details. More than in any other part of a tree drawing the artist is confronted with limits of depiction. In this little form study in India ink on a glossy artprint paper I have chosen a very simple way of escape. There are [...]

Turning a tree landscape sketch into a postcard

Saturday, den 6. March 2010

Art postcard Tree landscape by editionha postcard printing by Zazzle.com Heavy snow fall during the night and this morning took us back into winter. Therefore I spent the morning hours in the printing studio converting a small oilpastels sketch into to a monotype print. The sketch was done on the very same fruit tree meadow,which [...]