Ice on the pond,a mini tutorial for a gouache sketch

Monday, den 31. January 2011

Today I try to explain a bit how I do the gouache sketches in my forest diary. Step1: It begins with the choice of place and the preparation of the sketchbook which I lay on the forest ground. I always have two clams which I attach to the top edges of the paper to avoid [...]

Forest diary – the last dead trunk session

Monday, den 13. December 2010

As expected the snow had melted away since my last visit. Temperatures well above zero and some rain removed the white cover of last week almost entirely. While on my way through the woods on this overcast day I noticed the wonderful greens of moist moss on the trunks of beech and oak trees which [...]