Monthly archive of March 2013

First oil pastel demo video – Small tree trunk study

Thursday, den 21. March 2013

On the last weekend I could do a first demo video about sketching and drawing with oil pastels in nature. I bought a flexible camera tripod that I can attach with a big clamp on my drawing board. Before mounting the Gopro camera I start the camera and enable the WIFI control. Then I mount [...]

Namgoong Whan – transmigrations, ink drawings

Friday, den 15. March 2013

On the weekend we visited the art fair at Karlsruhe. I was very much surprised and pleased to see works of one of my absolute favorite artists in drawing and to meet the artist Namgoong Whan in person. I had admired his drawings on the web for some time already. Unfortunately the personal website was [...]

An old pine tree stump – oil pastel study explained

Monday, den 11. March 2013

I roamed the woods again on the weekend. I saw some old tree stumps polished by wild boar, woodpeckers,tits and nuthatches busy and the leaves of wild Arum showed here and there already. I finally settled down in front of a pine tree stump. The sketch is about 26X23 cm in size. I used in [...]

Eventually some sunshine again – going out for plein air sketch

Sunday, den 3. March 2013

After long weeks with gray skies, snow and rain finally the sun came out on this weekend. Time for a walk into the vine yards for a small oil pastel sketch. I got a 48 color,a 12 color plus some grays from the 96 color set with me. I took a fancy in the shabby [...]