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

Plein Air Video: At the beach of Rantum

Sorry, I still have only the German translation. The English one follows soon. Related Posts Plein Air: View across the Alster in winter Plein Air: Sunday Evening Plein Air on the Island of Sylt in North Germany: »Tjen di Biiki … Read More

Plein Air: At the beach of Rantum

At the beach of Rantum, 22×30cm, oil on canvas Because of the eastwind we had hardly any waves but you have to live with what you get. In my case it was all those warm and muddy grey colors. Yummy. … 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

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

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