Bohnanza fan game

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 to fire) and all three were selected for usage in the edition. As a little bonus, I painted a fourth one only for fun: “Rote Bohne” (kidney bean – but “rot” also means red).

Colour Paintings

There are various materials for designing pictures in colour on non-digital media. Very handy are acrylics, which dry very fast and thus make a fast working process possible. But water colour or gouache also do have a charm. For oil paintings you really need patience and time for drying …