November landscape sketch in gouache

Friday, den 16. November 2012

A typical November day, drizzling rain, moist air and a colossal grey sky with slowly moving clouds. I tried hard to capture those thin clouds that smoked from the wooded hill named “Burgberg” in the background. I have been there on top to meet the “Schreckstein” which translates to “the stone that scares you”. And […]

Circles and lines – knitting the tree landscape

Friday, den 24. August 2012

My latest entry in the old style landscape drawing book consists of only two types of elements: circular and linear marks, vertical or horizontal.I started in the upper right corner and made my way to the left and downwards from there.

In the woods again – with oil pastels

Sunday, den 26. February 2012

I did a bit of an investment and bought the 48 color neopastel set by Caran d’Ache, after I had tried the smaller one. An altered art book, overpainted with thinned oil color will suit me as support for a series of oil pastel sketches I want to do this year. Drawing with oil pastels […]

Edge of forest in Summer , gouache sketch

Saturday, den 25. June 2011

Buy this sketch as postcard After half an hours walk in the woods I noticed that I had forgotten to fill my water bottle (500 ml). So I had to take a little detour through the thicket to reach an artificial fish breeding pond. from there I made my way to the edge of the […]

Forest diary – edge of forest study

Monday, den 25. April 2011

Buy this sketch as postcard on Zazzle I had made a mental note of this place on one of my recent excursions through the thickets. A remote place away from the walkers highway. Only the farmers are around on the fields with their spraying machines, but I got this one done before I had to […]

Beech forest – forest diary

Wednesday, den 13. April 2011

Buy this sketch as postcard on Zazzle Finally spring is coming. First only the larch trees showed some fresh green, but in the last couple of days the grass is growing greener and the leaves of hornbeam become visible. The birds concert gets more and more polyphonic. A new spring season is at the doorstep, […]