Schwanenwik vantage point (study)

I imagine with all my heart what it’s like to be at the Alster this spring. This does not affect the winter sketch.   This sketch was made on normal paper. The final version will be on watercolor paper. For … Read More

Plein Air: Cherry Blossom at the Alsterlake

Is there something more beautiful than this glorious spring day after this long and cold winter? A most beautiful morning, all the people are in a good mood, light everywhere, and the cherry trees are in full blossom. I stand … Read More

Sketch: Hamburger Colonaden

For the last weeks it has been a bit quiet on my blog. First there were the workshops and now its spring and I am hunting for my next motivs. Before I go into the oilpainting I investigate the scene … Read More

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

Alster boat Galatea

sold This boat found a new harbor. Related Posts Woman with mirror, Hygieia Fountain April shower Plein Air: Septembersailing Hygieia fountain in the courtyard of the townhall Plein Air: Old Ravenstreet

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