• Start your own Nature Journal

    A Nature Journal is a very perfect start to improve your observation skills. Let me take you on a small journey – let´s start Nature Journaling together!! Why a Nature Journal? I am very curious about the things which are…

  • My assignment challenge

    Finally I finished my 2nd assignment for the London Art College. In this assignment the subjects should be all tonal drawings. Actually it is for preparation to make the next step into watercolor, by understanding light and shadow, shape and…

  • Museum sketching: “Mama” – Venus of Hohle Fels

    Sketching in the museum is so much fun and “Mama” is very famous in our region. Her original name is: Venus of Hohle Fels. She is 35.000 – 40.000 year old and was found in a cave in 2008 in…

  • Create your own herbarium

    Before you start with your botanical painting, there is a lot of observation work to be done. For this it is very practial to take the plant with you (if this is not a protected species). We want to keep…

  • 5 Tips to start successfully botanical painting

    Well, botanical painting is really a thing in itself. I definitely hadn’t chosen the simplest topic. If you look around the web, you are overwhelmed by works of art that look like photographs. So perfect, so detailed and then I…

  • So much leaves

    After Newcastle I was ambitious and I enrolled in the Botanical Painting course at London Art College. The first exam is now over. I submitted my drawings and also received my criticism. I’m very happy with that, especially since I…