Between the dunes

Im Dünental, 30 x 30 cm, 2013 © Astrid Volquardsen sold In Denmark the dunes offer new angles of view for the artist eye. The sun arranges light and shadow and brings this special glow to the dunes. Related Posts … Read More

At the Skagerrak

At the Skagerrak, 40 x 70 cm, 2012 © Astrid Volquardsen I am always surprised how much the light differs in North Denmark from where I live in Hamburg (North Germany). Sometimes the dunes and sea are so blue, quite … Read More

Skagen – At the Fishing Harbor

At the Fishing Harbor, 5×5 inch, 2012 © Astrid Volquardsen, sold For weeks the sky has been grey and we had way too much rain instead of snow. It starts getting on my nervs and I am usually known as … Read More

Anna Ancher: The pastels

Anna Ancher (1859-1935) was a well known member of the artist colony of the Danish Skagen painters. She is known for her intriguing interiors in an impressionistic style which mostly show women and children in her daily surroundings. She was … Read More

Plein Air in the harbour of Skagen

September: Skagen has quite a big harbour and I liked very much the coexistence of the small fisher boats and the docks. Between the big ships I found a spot which offered me a view across the harbour to the … Read More

Esbjørns Klit at morning

Esbjørns Klit at morning, 2012, 23 x 73 cm © Astrid Volquardsen This is one of my bigger paintings which I now have found time to do in my studio. I was so much impressed with this kind of sand … Read More

Skagen – Soft Light

Soft Light, 13 x 21 cm, 2012 © Astrid Volquardsen sold Exactly this kind of light was one of the reasons why I wanted to go to Skagen (North Denmark) so badly. This painting is an absolute favourite of mine. … Read More

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