Sunday morning in the vineyard – painting plein air with oil pastels

Monday, den 24. June 2013

Buy a print on Redbubble On a nice sunny Sunday morning I did this small size oil pastel with my Caran d’Ache set on site. I had to cut the video file down to a time lapse with 8x speed, otherwise the file would be much too big for upload. The support is a paper […]

oil pastel landscape – corrections recorded in a video

Sunday, den 9. June 2013

I recorded the changes discussed in a previous post in a video, uploaded uncut in HD resolution so viewers can see details in the full screen mode. I use an old hunters knife to scratch off oil pastel color where necessary and for sgrafitto technique. I sat in direct sun on the first really warm […]

Plein air oil pastel – landscape painting – time lapse video part2

Monday, den 8. April 2013

On the weekend I continued with the oil pastel landscape painting in A4 size. The weather was very similar to last week, which was helpful for the as I had to do some changes on the sky. There is still a lot of grey in these very early spring colors and the green are pale […]

Saint Gervais, Auvergne

Saturday, den 16. February 2013

See the framed print on Redbubble Saint Gervais,Auvergne, was our first stop on the big southern tour through France,Spain and Portugal beginning last year. It is a charming,small, very quiet place with nice restaurants, a romantic hotel, a bakery, a butcher, a bar and a well hidden supermarket close to the cemetery. The landscape is […]

Very chilly February , plein air oil pastel of a tree landscape

Friday, den 8. February 2013

It was really very chilly on this cold February Sunday morning when I did this small plein air study of bare trees under a grey sky. The rain was drizzling on and off. Each year in February I have enough of the winter season and can’t wait to see the fresh colors of spring. The […]

Caran d’Ache Neopastels on Paperworld 2013

Friday, den 1. February 2013

I was so incredibly fortunate to get an invite by Caran D’Ache to do some demonstration of painting and sketching with the Neopastel oil pastels on the Paperworld Frankfurt 2013. Those four days of painting and talking were exhausting and great. There was the opportunity to speak directly with the professionals of Caran d’Ache about […]