Pattern of Nature

Digital painting allows you to change images quickly without destroying the original work. It is possible to remove single motifs and then change their colour and design. This is what I did with my latest picture. First I copied some leaves and flowers and then I played with the new motive. In the process, it…

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Wildlife Underfoot

Our garden has many wild corners. These are areas where I simply observe what grows there without my intervention. A strip of wild flowers and wild herbs has grown along the garden pond. I love this little spot so much that I decided to take it as a motive for a drawing. I chose a…

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Sitting under Roses

“The language of roses shifts under our feet. It blows in and out like the wind. It carries the fragrance of the flower and then it is gone…It is how we learn to speak about something that is disappearing as we say its name.”  Helen Humphreys, The Lost Garden As I write this text, I…

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Mother’s Sunglasses

One of my treasured childhood memories is my mother’s wardrobe. It was always an exciting occasion when my mother dressed up for an evening event and of course made up for it. I always sat next to her and was very happy when she sprayed some perfume on me and I was allowed to try…

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