14 Feb 13

Wismarplatz again


I’ve drawn this place many times before, still far from being tired, or feeling I’ve really done it justice. So much still left to figure out! And it looks different every day…

23 Jan 13

Sketches below zero


…or what I did this Christmas. Not literally all of these were done at less than 0°C, but some obviously were.

07 Dec 12

The first frozen sketch this winter

This is what frozen watercolor looks like...

This morning around nine I sat in the sun, making a sketch, when I noticed some annoying clumps in my paint. First I wondered if some dirt had gotten in my palette; but no, it is just officially too cold now to make watercolor sketches outside in the morning without heat bags. I will need […]

13 Sep 12

Wismarplatz in early Autumn or: Images of a Picture

And another straight one. The colors look at the same time duller and brighter than in real life.
15 Mar 12

More March Sketches and a Double Sketchbook

Page 06b detail.

These are from the same sketchbook as the last posting, but it is a twofold sketchbook: It is half made from very bright, almost blueish Dorée 200 drawing paper, whose color I love, which is a good paper for dry media, and I have a 50 m roll lying around under my desk which will […]

31 Jan 11

Trying to draw Wismarplatz in Winter


After some months of basically being locked in by the cold, rain, and snow, every day I wake up hoping that this day the sun is going to come out and allow me at least a tiny bit of sketching outside. On Friday it didn’t, but I drew anyway, without taking off my gloves. That […]