Biike 2018

Last night we went to the island of Sylt to celebrate the tradition Biike. Something like a big bonfire. It was the first time we had no wind and rain from left to right but a glory on the firmaments … Read More

Frozen, 5×5 inch, Oil on bord

These days spring seems to be on the doorstep, but not long ago Jack Frost had the lake in his firm grip. Or at least the pedalos.It won’t be long and the paddle wheels of these little touristboats will be … Read More

Morning Mist

Morning Mist, 13×13, Öl auf MDF, 2017, Astrid Volquardsen Three weeks ago the wind was fiercely blowing across the lake, even though the birds already started to test their tirili. Morning mist,13×13, Öl auf MDF, 2016 180.- Euro with frame. … Read More

Plein Air: View across the Alster in winter

Blick über die winterliche Außenalster, Studie (2x 18×24cm, Öl) 2017, Astrid Volquardsen I just knew that I wouldn’t be able to keep up with the facebook challenge.The weather forcast promised cold frosty and clear weather. This motive lured me already … Read More

The joys of winter (maybe not so joyful)

Last Friday I went out again to paint plein air at the Alster. The day before I didn’t have a good feeling, because the east wind was getting stronger. East wind in our latitude means arctic or Siberian cold. Not … Read More

Winterpractice (Studio)

Winterpractise, oil on MDF, 15x 30 cm, Astrid Volquardsen, 2017 This was done shortly after I returned from a glorious morning at the Alster. I was surprised one morning by a rowing boat for racing practice and its accompanying motorboat. … Read More

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