Landscape sketches in oil pastels

Tuesday, den 2. April 2013

Here are some more pages from my oil pastel sketchbook that gets slowly filled. The first and the last are not completely finished yet. On the long Easter weekend I started a another small oil pastel painting in our local vineyards.This time I tested the time lapse function of my Gopro Hero Camera. I found […]

Provence landscape with houses – oil pastel painting

Thursday, den 20. December 2012

I painted this larger format (50X70 cm) landscape oil pastel from a photograph taken in Provence. I liked the blue sky and the strong contrast between light and shadow that is so typical for the South of France. Meantime I had the opportunity to take a better photograph that shows the full painting.

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 […]

Summer on the beach – visual beach holiday

Friday, den 26. August 2011

Beach life and pleasure poster by editionha This summer has been not so great over here yet, to much rain and cold. But artists are inventive and can turn their desire for the sun into a vision at least. It started with a seagull in my sketchbook and then it took off and expanded into […]