Plein Air: Außenalster

SUN! Clouds! OUT. Foto: Astrid Volquardsen, 2018 Study, oil on canvas, Astrid Volquardsen, 2018 Related Posts Plein Air: View from the Krugkoppel bridge Plein Air: View across the Alster in winter Plein Air: Sunday Evening Plein Air: Shortly after sunrise … Read More

The effect of seeing original paintings

After this exhibition, I (again) am surprised how big the difference is between viewing and judging a painting  in the internet and seeing it as an original in an exhibition. I think the people tend to forget that there is … Read More

April shower

April shower, oil board, 22×30cm, 2017, Astrid Volquardsen The warm sunny days will be leaving soon and I can finally post one of my paintings from April. These kind of clouds are my favourite ones. Well, or maybe the summer … Read More

Plein Air: Alster Park

Originally I wanted to post a painting from April, but that didn’t feel right, especially with the warm temperatures like yesterday. So here it goes a plein air study from the Alster park. Foliage is still missing. But if I … Read More

Plein Air: View from the Krugkoppel bridge

Alsterlicht, Plein Air Studie, Öl auf Hartfaser, 2017, Astrid Volquardsen On the warm days towards the end of summer one can have a fantastic view across the Alster lake. Because everybody knows the warm days won’t last forever everybody seeks … Read More

Plein Air: Old Ravenstreet

Foto: Astrid Volquardsen How many times have I passed this corner and never saw this beautiful street sign? It was designed in memory of a restaurant that had been there since 1798 by Franz Andreas Meyer (1837–1901). This spot has … Read More

Just before sunrise

Just before sunrise, 24×30cm, oil on MDF, 2017, Astrid Volquardsen For these kind of motives I have to wait for another year. Related Posts Frozen, 5×5 inch, Oil on bord View to the Kennedybrücke Winterpractice (Studio) Wintermorning (View to Lombardsbridge) … Read More

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