In 2007 my wife Inés and I made a dream come true: participate to a medieval fair. Inés had gained much experience in felting, so she wantet to felt with children at the market. At castle Katzenstein (engl: cat stone) the spectaculum took place. We were overwhelmed by the mass of children that wanted to… Continue reading My Wife’s Felting Page
Category: Arts & Crafts
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.
Photos from Ireland 2010
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… Continue reading Bohnanza fan game
Flyer for the museum in Bad Buchau
This Flyer was designed for the museum in Bad Buchau, Germany, called “Federseemuseum”. Since 2008, the museum has an annual event about herbs. This year, my wife and I missed the event for the first time.
For illustrating text, black and white paintings have best reproducing abilities. Either with ink pen or with ink feather, most ink paintings are linestroked.
Flash Graphics for Marune
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
I like fonts. I really like fonts. Typography is a really interesting thing. With the right font you can emphasize the meaning of your text so heavily. As my wife and I love nostalgic things, we often go to flea markets. Once we found a real treasure: An old, handwritten doctoral thesis. I like old… Continue reading Fonts
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