Last Sunday

Taking a bus ride across the swabian hinterland into the Black Forest to get some antibiotics for my sick boyfriend is really not the way I wanted to spend last Sunday but I got no vote in this.

There is but one thing you have on this journeys, and tha’s landscape.
Youŕe sitting in the bus, just looking outside – and landscape happens. It’s still all very brown and dry and dead … but once in a while there is a cluster of yellow or violet spring-crocus, quite alone in the world … and if you tilt your head to the left and if you squinny a bit and if your try really hard you can just imagine to be somewhere on the Balkan Peninsula, with the wind and the steppe …

Inspriation is a funny thing.

I’m drawing again. I’m afraid there are no pictures for you yet.
But you have Mr. Tulip who will be joining you this evening.

Announcing: ‚Armata Della Primavera‘ on Here Be Dragons

Updates every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Beginning today, March 2nd, I will show your the soldiers of spring returning to the surface of the earth, fighting for life and warmth and … mainly for Green.

Each Post will bring your one trooper. Three per Week, till I run out of them, which will be around the end of the month.

art noveau

I’m deeply in love with art nouveau. It feels like … home.
I don’t know if itś just me or do you have similar feelings about a particular period of art?

When I’m looking at art nouveau paintings or sculptures, by Aubrey Beardsley, Alphonse Mucha, or Auchentaller … I have this peculiar feeling of … coming home. Something deep in me responds strongly to these ornamental, floral designs, full of symbolic Importance and longing … it feels right. True, good and beautiful.

And right now I’m feeling the strong need to go and paint some flowery squiggles in the bedroom …

Shades of things to come

It’s become warm again. The sun it up, the temperature ist (finally) above 0°C and it really feels like winter is going.

Although I know that there may be snow and frost and cold again, I’m already in some sort of planing mode for the balcony and my partents garden. Sadly a bunch of my herbs died in the recent cold. Now I can must buy new ones, and I can’t decide what sort of …

Anyway, here’s a little Teaser for you: Shades of things to come weiterlesen