A few weeks ago, my stepson Paul recommended the website iNaturalist to me. While hiking, I always pick my camera and I really like to take photos of animals and plants. So he knew that this website was a perfect match for me. I immediately set up a profile and today I uploaded my hundredth… Continue reading Photos from nature on iNaturalist
Finally! The book “Baby- und Kinderpflege – natürlich selbstgemacht” (Baby and Child Care – natural homemade), written by my wife, was published by Freya. The book includes many basics, numerous recipes, all vegetarian, many of them even vegan, for self-stirring. In composing your own cosmetics, they are without artificial sweeteners, preservatives and allergenic perfume oils.… Continue reading Cosmetics for babies and children
After several years I updated my homepage and decided to remove the design of my old artist homepage. As I liked the design, I loaded up an image where you can see how it looked like. Well, it looked nice but was not very easy to maintain if I wanted to add new images… Here’s… Continue reading Old Artist-Homepage
For my mother-in-law I made a fairybook in 2001 with their grandchildren, our nieces. They were so cute it was fun to build some aquarel-painted pictures with little stories around them.
There was a art contest for the fan edition of a card game called Bohnanza in 2007. Every participant was allowed to send in three self-painted beans. I sent in “Blaue Bohne” (blue bean), “Brechbohne” (string bean – but “brechen” also has the meaning “break”) and “Feuerbohne” (scarlet runner – but “Feuer” can be translated… Continue reading Bohnanza fan game
For illustrating text, black and white paintings have best reproducing abilities. Either with ink pen or with ink feather, most ink paintings are linestroked.
Adobe Flash (formerly Macromedia Flash) is excellently suitable for either internet navigation sites or internet games although HTML5 now has gained a lot of functionality to do better. In 2002 I was freelancer and illustrated some games for marune.The Flash-games to the pictures presented here may be viewed on their pages. First, I have some… Continue reading Flash Graphics for Marune
For nearly every digital art I do, I use Adobe Photoshop. It is such a fascinating software. Although I own a graphic tablet, I mostly painted with the mouse ever since. I guess this will stop when I start using a touchscreen… My old artist’s homepage was purely painted with Photoshop. But normally I do some sketches… Continue reading Digital Artwork
In 2000 my wife and I decided that we wanted a calendar with nice b/w images of fantastic scenes where each day of a month is integrated into the picture. Every spare time I made sketches and then drawed the images with ink. The parents of good friends of us were working in a print… Continue reading Fantasy Calendar